In the Media

Disruptive toddlers to be treated as potential criminals, says report

PUBLISHED June 13, 2005

Children as young as three are to be singled out by nursery staff if they display aggressive behaviour or have a family background of criminality, according to a government report.

The study, leaked yesterday, proposed nursery staff should note children of three and four who bullied other children as deemed to be at risk of growing up to be criminals.