Offensive Weapons Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:40 pm on 27th June 2018.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for the Home Department 1:40 pm, 27th June 2018

My hon. Friend is absolutely right and I could not have put it better myself. She will know that there are already some restrictions on knives; for example, there are restrictions on buying the so-called zombie knives, but there is no restriction on possessing them at present. Part of the Bill’s intention is to fill in some of those obvious gaps, as members of the public have asked why the Government have not addressed them before.