Public debate to discuss what caused London riots

A public debate is planned in Tower Hamlets tomorrow to discuss what caused the recent London riots and what the way forward is.

The meeting in Bethnal Green entitled ‘Why our kids deserve a better future’ is planned by Hoops, a campaign group against public service cuts in Tower Hamlets.

Advertising the meeting on Facebook Hoops writes: “This is an opportunity for people to debate why the riots arose and the underlining problems in the country that drove young people onto the streets. It is also about turning raw anger into concrete demands for change.”

The recent London riots also saw homes and businesses in the East End attacked.

The meeting at Oxford House community house in Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green, takes place between 6.30 to 8.30pm.