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Offensive Weapons: Crime Prevention

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 29 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he plans to hold a knife amnesty in Northern Ireland. (252962)

Although there are no plans to hold another knife amnesty in the near future in Northern Ireland, I am currently developing a knife awareness campaign on the dangers of carrying knives. The campaign will be focused on young people and will launch in the next couple of months.