Knife crime epidemic fueled by cuts to vital services, Youth Select Committee concludes
A report commissioned by the Mayor of London's Violence Reduction Unit
Link to BBC article covering the Ministry of Justice crime figures released this week
Guardian Newspaper article which captures the level of knife related murders over a 30 year period.
BBC article covering the rise in knife related admission to hospitals
New sentencing guideline introduced from June 2018 for the possession of knives, acid or other weapons
New Sentencing Guidelines
Between New Year's Eve and the 23 of February 2018, 15 people had been stabbed to death in London, five of whom were teenagers.
Great article from the BBC's Danny Shaw translating the latest crime figures into a series of graphs
Data outlining the increase in the number of knife possessions by under 18's
Statistics released by the Met Police show that knife seizures in schools has doubled in the last 5 years.
On line BBC article which includes interview with young people
Tackling Knife Crime Together a report by Brooke Kinsella MBE highlighting good practice and making recommendation for reducing knife crime.