Let’s hope the CLP introduce mandatory sentencing mainly for drunkenness. …

Comment on Convincing win for Country Liberals: ALP likely to lose its only seat in The Centre by William Walker.

Let’s hope the CLP introduce mandatory sentencing mainly for drunkenness. I don’t want to see hospital beds taken up by drunks, I want to see the help delivered to the right sort of people who really need help, the elderly people, people with genuine disabilities, victims of crime and children. And highly it’s about time drunkenness is criminalised.

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Go for it CLP! I fully support the reintroduction of mandatory prison sentencing along so with truth in sentencing.

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