Should local governments make it legal for people to create graffiti, in a public place. Currently it is a crime to create Graffiti, under the Criminal Damage Act 1971. If you are caught graffitiing you could spend up to 10 years in prison.

Some people argue that It can liven up cites centres, but instead of doing it on a random building, Local governments could create allocate areas where Grafting is allowed and encouraged. Graffiti artists take massive risks when doing it on places like the railway, people have died trying to draw graffiti, adding places where artists can Graffiti safely could reduce this danger. West London speeds a million pounds a year to remove Graffiti, so why spend the money, they could just leave it there.

They can find another place to Paint or draw, which is not in a public place, where they are able to themselves in the same way as graffiti, . It should only be allowed on public property; it should still be considered crime if done on private property, without the position of the owner. Some people think that graffiti­ ruins the at look of streets, and some Graffiti represents explicit images, but this is all subjected and depends on the person.

Government can save money and improve the look of and area by allowing graffiti. It is estimated that only 5 percent of graffiti is considered to be artistic while 80 percent is tagging and 10 percent is considered to be gang related, this shows how not all graffiti is so innocent.