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"KIDS CHARITY CALL-UP"
Brown planning to force 50 hours work on teens.
PM Gordon Brown intends to force every teenager in the country to carry out 50 hours of work to help the community.
His call today for youngsters to do their duty and work for Britain echoes Lord Kitchener's World War One recruiting poster with its slogan :"Your Country Needs You".
Writing Exclusively for the News of the World the Prime Minister reveals that the community service would be compulsory. It must be completed by the time a youngster reaches 19.
Mr Brown says:"It is my ambition to create a Britain in which there is a clear expectation that all young people will undertake some service to their community-and where community service will become a normal part of growing up in Britain. And by doing so, the contributions o
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