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Should England focus on restorative justice?

Almost two weeks after new Justice Secretary Ken Clarke called for a more open sentencing policy, calls are increasing for the government to put more emphasis on restorative justice.

Sara Nathan of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour and former Home Office Prisons Minister Ann Widdecombe discuss whether restorative justice is the way forward.

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