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Chapter 1 of a book i'm writing - opinions welcome!

Wow, Christmas Day 2013. I have a flight booked to return to UK on Sunday after almost 8 years in Australia. I start a new job on Jan 6 and moving the family over. Furthermore, this post will be the first where I share a segment of my book. A book that I've been writing on and off for almost 18 months. I'd love you to take a look at the first chapter of the book below and let me know your thoughts on the writing.

It's a book observing and exploring social behaviour in a fictional context. The premise is as follows: The UK is engulfed in anti-social behaviour. The public are afraid to visit their town or city centres in the evenings, making them almost trapped in their own homes and something has to be done. A new Government sweeps into power off the back of a promise to reclaim the streets from the thuggery that has plagued them. They research policy after policy and finally turn to science for an answer. They realise they can't change people's behaviour but they …