Home Secretary joins fight against Thicket 'cruising'

Home Secretary joins fight against Thicket 'cruising'

John Balson

Home Secretary joins fight against Thicket 'cruising'

Outraged Home Secretary Theresa May has waded into the fight to clear Maidenhead Thicket of men meeting for casual sex.

The Maidenhead MP called the practice unacceptable and said it needed to be stopped altogether and not simply shifted from one area to another.

It comes after the National Trust said there had been an increase in seedy activity there since the Highways Agency mowed away bushes at another notorious 'cruising' area at the Bisham layby on the A404.

Mrs May said: "I have received a number of emails from local residents concerned about this and I have raised the need to tackle the problem with the police.

"It is unacceptable that this activity is going on in public places, particularly in areas accessed by families with children."

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