Parents Of Suicide Teen Call For Law Reform

By Becky Johnson, North of England CorrespondentThe parents of a 17-year-old who were not told he had been arrested for drink driving days before he killed himself are calling for a change in the law.Nick and Jane Lawton handed a petition carrying 52,000 signatures in to Downing Street where they met with David Cameron.They claim there is an anomaly in the law that means 17-year-olds are treated as adults when arrested but children when charged.

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