Shaun Bailey AM: ‘Young people with no criminal record carry knives because they feel unsafe’
Shaun Bailey is a Conservative member of the London Assembly and a former youth worker. Eliza Rebeiro set up Lives Not Knives, a charity which diverts young people from crime.
Burglaries and violent crime up across England and wales
Knife crime is up. Firearms offences are up. And the number of burglaries have soared. New official statistics show that across England and Wales there’s been a worrying rise in police recorded violence – even though a separate survey says the overall level of crime has remained broadly stable. Labour have accused the Conservatives of…
Senior police officer appeals for help to tackle knife crime
A senior police officer has appealed for help to tackle knife crime – after what police called a “truly unusual” number of fatal stabbings over New Year. Four young men died in London on New Year’s Eve and the early hours of January 1st, while there were other knife attacks around the country. The Met’s…