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Home Affairs Committee
Inquiry announced on Tuesday 5 June 2018. Oral evidence ongoing.
The Committee launches an inquiry into Serious violence following the publication of the Government’s Serious Violence Strategy in April this year. The Committee will assess the effectiveness of the approach in combatting knife crime, gun crime and homicide.
Evidence given by Philippa Addai, Darren Laville, Founder of the Epiphany People, Yvonne Lawson, CEO of the Godwin Lawson Foundation, Caroline Shearer, CEO of Only Cowards Carry Weapons Awareness; Duncan Bew, Consultant Trauma & Acute Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Maggie Clarke, Assistant Director – Universal Services, Compass, Dr Magnus Nelson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, and Assistant Medical Director, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Home Affairs Committee hears from parents and clinicians on gun and knife crime