Youth Violence

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 7:17 pm on 10th October 2018.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons) 7:17 pm, 10th October 2018

I thank those who have joined me for this extremely important debate. Reducing youth violence is an issue that I know we all care about, and even though I am a London MP this is very much a national issue. [Interruption.] One of my, very sad, Google alerts is knife crime. [Interruption.] I was reading an article where Birmingham Mail editor Marc Reeves said on “Newsnight”:

“Whatever the debate around Brexit, people are dying on the streets of Birmingham. They want to see that on the agenda for a change.” [Interruption.]