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Drugs gangs targeting vulnerable children in Greater Manchester

17/01/2018

Drugs gangs targeting vulnerable children in Greater Manchester

Ann Coffey MP warned today that vulnerable children in Greater Manchester are being targeted by violent criminal gangs to transport and sell drugs across the country.

Speaking in a House of Commons adjournment debate on ‘County Lines’, Ms Coffey said that children in children’s homes and Pupil Referral Units were being groomed and used by gangs. She urged anyone who suspected this was happening in their community to report it to Greater Manchester Police.

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NEW LAW NEEDED TO CRACKDOWN ON INTERNET ‘CATFISH’

Debate on Catfishing in Westminster Hall

A new law to tackle the growing menace of online sex predators who create false identities to lure people into relationships, will be called for in the Commons today.
 
Ann Coffey MP will highlight the plight of Matt Peacock, a male model from Stockport, who has had his identify stolen online for the past four years by a ‘catfish’ who has used his pictures on dating websites to create fake social media profiles to entice women.

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Dissolution of Parliament, 3rd May 2017

This website is now inactive, as I am not currently an MP during the period when Parliament is dissolved until after the general election on Thursday 8th June.