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PUBLISHED: 12:15 05 September 2006 | UPDATED: 22:10 28 May 2010

One thing seems clear: there are to be no designer heavens populated only by those we like or agree with. John Beer, Archdeacon of Cambridge. Cautions are a formal way of dealing with crime as it gives a criminal record. There has to be some sort of

'One thing seems clear: there are to be no 'designer heavens' populated only by those we like or agree with.'

John Beer, Archdeacon of Cambridge.

'Cautions are a formal way of dealing with crime as it gives a criminal record. There has to be some sort of scale. We can't lock people up for all offences.'

Det Supt Jeff Hill on figures which show 19 per cent of suspects arrested in Cambridgeshire last year escaped without prosecution.

'The GLA has the power to stop any unlicensed business supplying labour. We will stop them and prosecute them, even if it halts production in the processing plant or packhouse.'

Paul Whitehouse, chairman of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority, ahead of today's deadline for labour providers to apply for a licence.

'The Spitfire has a special place in the hearts and minds of many people, young and old, as well as a place in this country's history.'

Tracey Woods, of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, where 15 Spitfires will be taking to the air this weekend as part of the 70th anniversary of the iconic aircraft.

'Some employers ask for GCSEs but others, especially smaller businesses, think that the attitude and competencies of the young person are more important. We certainly don't find that all employers are demanding five Cs.'

Sheila Bowler, of Cambridgeshire's young people's careers service, Connexions.

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