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Offensive weapons news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates tackling violent crime
Members discuss gang activity, burglaries and the government's strategy to tackle them. Find out more
21 October 2022
Are firearms licensing regulations adequate? Scottish Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
Are firearms licensing regulations adequate? Scottish Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
23 September 2022
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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill completes passage through parliament
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
29 April 2022
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Former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett questioned by MPs on IPP sentences
MPs on the Justice Committee hear from Lord Blunkett as part of their ongoing inquiry into IPP sentences.
03 December 2021
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Justice Committee launches inquiry into IPP sentences
The Justice Committee launches an inquiry into indeterminate sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP)
21 September 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill completes passage through Parliament
Lords discuss timeframes for Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures notices as both Houses agree final text. Learn more
26 March 2021
Lords considers Commons changes to the covert intelligence bill
Members discuss safeguards for juveniles and powers of the Judicial Commissioner
10 February 2021
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
Sentencing Council consultation on sentencing guidelines for firearms offences
Committee to publish report on sentencing guidelines for firearms offences
23 October 2020
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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Lords debates knife crime and government policy
Peers discuss violent crime
28 June 2019
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Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill: Lords third reading
Bill aims to raise age of criminal responsibility
13 June 2019
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