Serious Violence

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:08 pm on 18th February 2019.

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Photo of Douglas Ross Douglas Ross Conservative, Moray 9:08 pm, 18th February 2019

The hon. Gentleman mentions future challenges. Does he think it is correct that someone in Scotland could be punched, kicked or even hit with a weapon and it would not be considered a violent crime? If we are going to truly assess this issue, we have to get the criteria correct for what is and what is not a violent crime.