Skip to main content

Offensive Weapons: Convictions

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) persons and (b) persons aged under 18 years have been convicted of an offence of possessing an offensive weapon in the form of a knife or bladed instrument since 1 April 2007; and how many have (i) received a custodial sentence and (ii) received a custodial sentence of two years or more, broken down by region. (219638)

[holding answer 17 July 2008]: Court proceedings data for 2007 will be available in autumn 2008.