Clegg visits riot victims

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Deputy PM Nick Clegg returned to businesses and residents hit by rioting which swept through London last month.

The Sheffield Hallam MP first visited Tottenham in the days after the unrest - and returned to see how public money was being spent to help the area recover.

Mr Clegg said he had been impressed by community spirit on his first visit three weeks ago and now wanted to find out what more could be done to help.

He said: “Tottenham witnessed the worst violence on its streets for many years.

“In the aftermath, I met local residents and shopkeepers to see the damage for myself and hear about what they had been through.

“Even then I was impressed by the strength of the community and the commitment to repair what had been destroyed.

“The Government is doing all it can to make sure people are supported and money is provided quickly.”