• News Feeds
Page last updated at 07:34 GMT, Thursday, 11 August 2011 08:34 UK

Mending the 'me, me, me society'


The prime minister has said that "a complete lack of responsibility, a lack of proper parenting, a lack of proper upbringing," are at the heart of the rioting that has swept the UK.

Today reporter Nicola Stanbridge visited the Haven youth project in north London, which is trying to address the problem.

"You might know how to raise a kid. You might raise a kid well, but it's not about you. It's when they go out in the street and find the wrong crowd," one 23-year-old told her.

"I got myself in trouble."

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific