Crimes of violence

This page highlights some of the current parliamentary material available on crimes of violence. This includes select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and other subjects produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Select Committee Reports

DateDescription
19.07.2011Follow up on domestic violence, forced marriage and 'honour'-based violence.
Government response. Home Office report [Commons]
14.08.2009Knife crime.
Government response. Home Office report [Commons]
20.05.2009Knife crime.
Home Affairs Select Committee report [Commons]

Early Day Motions

DateDescription
14.11.2011CALL OF DUTY 3
That this House is deeply concerned about the recently released video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, in which players engage in gratuitous acts of violence against members ...
25.10.2011CLAIMS UNDER THE RIOT (DAMAGES) ACT 1886
That this House notes the Prime Minister's commitment to meet legitimate claims under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886by police authorities in areas where the recent public disorder took ...
25.10.2011SUPERMARKETS AND CLAIMS UNDER THE RIOT (DAMAGES) ACT 1886
That this House notes the different responses of different retailers following the recent public disorder in Manchester; applauds the decision of Sainsbury's to refuse to claim under ...
11.10.2011VIOLENCE AGAINST SHOPWORKERS
That this House applauds the members and representatives of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) for their Freedom From Fear Campaign, which seeks to bring together ...
14.09.2011KILLING OF MOHAJIR PEOPLE IN PAKISTAN
That this House is deeply concerned at continuing reports of the large-scale murder of Urdu-speaking Mohajir people in Karachi and Sind region in Pakistan, including shootings in broad ...

Glossary

  • Commons Briefing Papers (CBP) Papers providing in-depth and impartial analysis on every major piece of primary legislation and on other topics of public and parliamentary concern. Regular statistics papers are also published.
  • Early Day Motions (EDMs) - formal motions submitted by MPs in the House of Commons
  • POSTnotes (POST PN) - proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board
  • Lords Library Notes (LLN) - authored publications by the research section of the House of Lords Library that provide analysis of Bills, subjects for debate in the House and other issues of interest to Members.
  • Select Committee Reports - papers produced by all select committees of both Houses