Serious Violence Strategy

In April 2018, the Government published the Serious Violence Strategy that set out action being taken to address serious violence and in particular the recent increases in knife crime, gun [...]

In April 2018, the Government published the Serious Violence Strategy that set out action being taken to address serious violence and in particular the recent increases in knife crime, gun crime, and homicide. 

Find out more – https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/698009/serious-violence-strategy.pdf

This set out 61 commitments that the Government will be taking forward to tackle violent crime.  This includes new legislation in the Offensive Weapons Act, strengthening police capability to act against violent crime, and working with young people to encourage them to take up positive activities rather than get involved in crime.

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