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Today panel: 'Adults must take back responsibility'

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What have we learned from the riots and how can we avoid them happening again?

Today presenter James Naughtie reports from Tottenham, where a panel of local leaders discuss why parents need to take back control and that "community involvement" is vital for turning things around.

Taking part:

David Allen, Tottenham resident and member of the local Conservative party.

Katharine Birbalsingh, who has been a teacher at inner-city schools for over a decade and is setting up a free-school in south London.

Councillor Claire Kober, Labour Leader of Haringey Council.

Moaz Nanjuwany, chairman of the Tottenham Traders' Partnership and an optometrist who runs Hammond's Eye Practice.

Clasford Stirling, Community Developer and Youth Sport Development Officer for London Borough of Haringey and a Tottenham resident.

Sheldon Thomas, an ex-gang member now mentoring gangs and families, debate the cause of the rioting.


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