Knives: Crime:Written question - 261191

Q
(Hendon)
Asked on: 06 June 2019
Ministry of Justice
Knives: Crime
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many recorded knife crime offences were disposed of with a conviction in each of the last five years.
A
Answered by: Paul Maynard
Answered on: 12 June 2019

This information is not collated centrally.

We cannot determine from the data we hold on prosecutions whether offences, such as assault and murder, involved a weapon. However, data on offenders who are convicted or cautioned for the possession of a knife or threatening with a knife can be found online at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/knife-possession-sentencing-quarterly

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