UK: Men curfew: Mark Drakeford would consider curbs in Wales as 'temporary intervention'

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'WELSH First Minister Mark Drakeford has admitted he would consider "temporary" local curfews for men to make women feel safer at night.

The Labour political said he would not rule out the measure to combat violent attacks on the streets if it was necessary. His comments were made following the horrific disappearance of Sarah Everard from Clapham last Wednesday.

Green Party peer Baroness Jones told the House of Lords yesterday that the introduction of a 6pm curfew for men would make women feel safer at night.

Now, the Mr Drakeford has confirmed he would consider taking such action in some circumstances.

"If there were a crisis, and you needed to take dramatic action that allowed that crisis to be drawn down, then of course you'd be prepared to consider all measures that would make a difference," he said.
Yesterday Baroness Jones said she was considering putting forward an amendment to a Bill in support of forcing men to remain at home in the evenings.

She said: "In the week that Sarah Everard was abducted and, we suppose, killed—because remains have been found in a woodland in Kent — I argue that, at the next opportunity for any Bill that is appropriate, I might put in an amendment to create a curfew for men on the streets after 6pm.'

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