YOUTH VIOLENCE – MPs MOVING TALES : “I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child to knife crime”

MPs Helen Hayes and Ellie Reeves have given devastating accounts of the effects of youth violence to fellow MPs during a debate on the issue. Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes (Lab) told MP's: Over the past 18 months I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child … Continue reading YOUTH VIOLENCE – MPs MOVING TALES : “I have sat in the living rooms of grieving parents who have lost a precious child to knife crime”

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FIRST SOUTHWARK COUNCIL PANEL ON YOUTH VIOLENCE MEETS

A cross-party panel to understand the current landscape of youth violence in the borough has been created by Southwark council. Over the past few months London has witnessed a number of tragic knife crimes with many of the victims teenagers and young people. Sadly, a number of these incidents have taken place in our own … Continue reading FIRST SOUTHWARK COUNCIL PANEL ON YOUTH VIOLENCE MEETS

VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT PLANNED BY CROYDON / LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER’S STATEMENT ON SERIOUS YOUTH VIOLENCE

Plans to create a Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and adopt a public health approach to tackle the root causes of serious violent crime have been announced by Croydon council. This is in line with the approach adopted by Glasgow, which led to homicide figures dropping dramatically, says a council statement. Over the 10 year period … Continue reading VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT PLANNED BY CROYDON / LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER’S STATEMENT ON SERIOUS YOUTH VIOLENCE