Knife Crime and Violence Reduction APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

Note: This APPG was last registered on 4th May 2022. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of the 15th June 2022 and may be defunct.

To evaluate policies and programmes aimed at reducing knife crime, gain better understanding of its root causes and the wider context of serious violence. To develop recommendations for new measures at both acute and preventative stages with a view to reducing levels of knife crime, and work with the cross-party Youth Violence Commission.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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Former APPG Members
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Co-Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 4th November 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Huw Merriman Portrait
Huw Merriman
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bexhill and Battle
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Vicky Foxcroft Portrait
Vicky Foxcroft
Vice Chair
Labour - Lewisham, Deptford
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
1 APPG Membership
Domestic Violence and Abuse
Lord Paddick Portrait
Lord Paddick
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Felicity Buchan Portrait
Felicity Buchan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kensington
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Marcus Fysh Portrait
Marcus Fysh
Officer
Conservative - Yeovil
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
3 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Digital Identity , South West
Meg Hillier Portrait
Meg Hillier
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Hackney South and Shoreditch
Joined: 25th August 2021
Departed: 4th May 2022
Claudia Webbe Portrait
Claudia Webbe
Officer
Independent - Leicester East
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Officer
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 4th May 2022
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Officer
Independent - Former Member for Wakefield
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 23rd March 2022
No other APPG Memberships
Meg Hillier Portrait
Meg Hillier
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Hackney South and Shoreditch
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 14th July 2021
Sarah Jones Portrait
Sarah Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Croydon Central
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Florence Eshalomi MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 6552.

Email: florence.eshalomi.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Dan Ward, Office of Florence Eshalomi MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 6552

Email: Dan.Ward@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Barnardo's and Redthread jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://www.barnardos.org.uk and http://www.redthread.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.preventknifecrime.co.uk/

Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
Redthread
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
Barnardo's
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Redthread
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Barnardo's
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Knife Crime and Violence Reduction APPG