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Booze Buying Parents 'Should Face Court in Cornwall'

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1:18pm 2nd November 2011
(Updated 1:18pm 2nd November 2011)

There are calls for a change in the law to make it easier to punish parents who buy their children booze and pack them off to Newquay.

It is after police told Pirate FM seventy percent of underage drinkers in the resort had been given it by their mums and dads.

Now campaigners want people caught to be dealt with in the Duchy, rather than where they live.

On Tuesday local MP Stephen Gilbert held a debate in parliament but the minister insisted that education should be the first priority in tackling the problem.

1:18pm 2nd November 2011

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