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Should people be allowed to steal food if they can’t afford to pay for it? Credit: Getty Images/EyeEm/Stock image

Should people be allowed to steal food if they can’t afford to pay for it? Credit: Getty Images/EyeEm/Stock image

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Kenneth Branagh as Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond as his wife Carrie Johnson in This England

Kenneth Branagh as Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond as his wife Carrie Johnson in This England

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Should people be allowed to steal food if they can’t afford to pay for it? Credit: Getty Images/EyeEm/Stock image

As the cost of living crisis deepens, should people be allowed to steal food if they can’t afford to pay for it?

According to Andy Cooke who is the new Chief Inspector of the Constabulary in England and Wales, police officers should use their “discretion” when dealing with such cases.


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