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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

In the light of yet another stabbing at the weekend in Skelmersdale, and having heard the Secretary of State’s response to my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull East (Karl Turner), will the right hon. Gentleman indicate whether he is satisfied that the penalties for knife crime and for those convicted of illegally carrying a knife are adequate and effective, especially as a deterrent?