Croydon crime fell after August riots, says Gavin Barwell MP

A Croydon MP explained leaked police figures which show a fall in crime in the borough after the August riots in the town.

Gavin Barwell was asked about the conflicting calls between the London mayor calling for more police and the Westminster government cutting police numbers.

The former MP Martin Bell recalled his time as a BBC correspondent covering riots.

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