You have been watching….

Should Chris Grayling, Shadow Home Secretary, switch off his television and go and do something more useful instead? Like actually spending time with people in Moss Side, where gang-related shootings are down 82% and the local academy has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted?

“We have a growing ‘Jeremy Kyle’ generation of young men, alienated and drifting without a purpose in life.”
Chris Grayling, The Guardian, 11 February 2008

“But I think many parts of our society no longer know how to bring up children. We live in a country where in many places Frank Gallagher style parenting has become the norm and not the exception. Frank’s kids might have turned out alright but that was more luck than good judgement – and no thanks to him.”
Chris Grayling speech, 14 May 2008

“The Wire used to be just a work of fiction for British viewers. But under this Government, in many parts of British cities, The Wire has become a part of real life in this country too.”
Chris Grayling, The Times, 25 August 2009

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