Knife Crime and Violence Reduction APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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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.

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Recent Documents related to Knife Crime and Violence Reduction

1. Serious Violence Reduction Orders
14/09/2020 - Home Office
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Found: Serious Violence Reduction Orders: A new court order to target known knife carriers Government consultation

2. Knife Crime: Policy and Causes
21/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Briefing Nicole Winchester | 21 May 2019 Knife Crime: Policy and Causes Introduction In England

3. Knife Crime: Government Policy
20/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 1 Nicole Winchester | 20 June 2019 Knife Crime: Government Policy Debate on 27 June 2019 Summary On 27

4. Government to harness power of sport to help tackle youth violence
01/04/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: to harness power of sport to help tackle youth violence - GOV.UK document

5. Home Office - written evidence
18/06/2019 - Inquiry: Serious violence - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: allocated by the Government to combating serious violence since 2014?  Please provide a breakdown of the

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Recent Speeches related to Knife Crime and Violence Reduction

1. Tackling Knife Crime
20/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered tackling knife crime.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship - Speech Link

2. Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (Fifteenth sitting)
17/06/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: have been made under section 175(1) of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill for the coming into - Speech Link
2: application is made for the imposition of a serious violence reduction order.”Clause stand part.Amendment 99, in - Speech Link
3: people made subject to a serious violence reduction order where there is no evidence of their having handled - Speech Link

3. Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
09/03/2021 - Written Statements

1: police and preventing and cutting crime.The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, introduced today, will - Speech Link

4. Serious Youth Violence
08/04/2019 - Written Statements

1: about the recent rise in serious violence, particularly knife crime, which is robbing too many children - Speech Link

5. Serious Violence Reduction Orders
14/09/2020 - Written Statements

1: Every knife crime is a tragedy, and any victim is one too many. The Government are taking action on - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Knife Crime and Violence Reduction
1. Violence Reduction Unit
asked by: Helen Hayes
28/07/2021
... what steps she is taking to support the work of the London Violence Reduction Unit's work during Summer 2021.

2. Violence Reduction Units
asked by: Sarah Jones
02/03/2021
... how many police analysts are employed in each Violence Reduction Unit by her Department.

3. Violence Reduction Units
asked by: Sarah Jones
25/02/2021
... whether all Violence Reduction Units have complete interoperability of data.

4. Knife Crime Prevention Orders
asked by: Kate Griffiths
20/12/2021
... what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of Knife Crime Prevention Orders; and when those orders will be rolled out to police forces across England and Wales.

5. Knife Crime Prevention Orders
asked by: Sarah Jones
13/03/2020
... Knife Crime Prevention Orders.

Latest Questions
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20 Current APPG Officers
Florence Eshalomi Portrait
Florence Eshalomi
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour (Co-op) - Vauxhall
Joined: 4th November 2020
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Co-Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 4th November 2020
Huw Merriman Portrait
Huw Merriman
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bexhill and Battle
Joined: 20th May 2020
Vicky Foxcroft Portrait
Vicky Foxcroft
Vice Chair
Labour - Lewisham, Deptford
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Paddick Portrait
Lord Paddick
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Felicity Buchan Portrait
Felicity Buchan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kensington
Joined: 20th May 2020
Marcus Fysh Portrait
Marcus Fysh
Officer
Conservative - Yeovil
Joined: 20th May 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Education
Imran Ahmad Khan Portrait
Imran Ahmad Khan
Officer
Independent - Wakefield
Joined: 20th May 2020
Meg Hillier Portrait
Meg Hillier
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Hackney South and Shoreditch
Joined: 20th May 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , Cycling and Walking , Global Health
Claudia Webbe Portrait
Claudia Webbe
Officer
Independent - Leicester East
Joined: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Officer
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 20th May 2020
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/

Benefits in Kind
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

Former APPG Officers
Meg Hillier Portrait
Meg Hillier
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Hackney South and Shoreditch
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 14th July 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , Cycling and Walking , Global Health
Sarah Jones Portrait
Sarah Jones
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Croydon Central
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020