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Violent Crime (Sentences) Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. increase the minimum custodial sentence on conviction for possession of a knife or other offensive weapon for an offender aged 18 years or over and to increase the minimum period of detention and training order for a person aged 16 or 17; to set a minimum custodial sentence on conviction for an offender in possession of a knife or other weapon and intending to commit any offence or having such a weapon available to use in committing murder; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

Sponsor: Keith Vaz

Official Bill Page

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 7 Jun 2018 - 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
22 Oct 2018 Bills Bill 222 2017-19 (as introduced)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
22/10/2018Bills Bill 222 2017-19 (as introduced)
07/06/2018 1st reading: House of Commons