Home Affairs Committee

Serious violence inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Inquiry announced on Tuesday 5 June 2018. Oral evidence ongoing.

Scope of the inquiry

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.

Terms of reference: Serious violence

Latest evidence

  • 16 Oct 2018 - Serious violence - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF302 KB) HC 1016 | Published 17 Oct 2018

    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

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There are currently no public meetings scheduled.

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