Please help me to ensure all organisations are held accountable when it comes to the purchases of knives we have a major knife crime epidemic and we need to make sure these items are not accessible to our young people.
Sales of all knives online need to be removed as they do not have adequate measures in place to ensure knives are not being sold to a young person. I recently bought a knife online at no point did I sign for the item or had my ID checked. Accounts are easy to create and young people have been known to open accounts and use fake details or open accounts with a fake date of birth. When we open accounts these are never checked or verified.
Purchases of knives in stores.
All knives should not be out on the shop floor but lock behind a counter this will help reduce the theft of knives in stores and also ensure these items are responsibly sold.
All specialised knives should be licensed if required for work purposes.
we need to ensure we have tighter measures in place to try and reduce knife crime