Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 27th March 2019.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

Mr Speaker, I join you in welcoming the United States ambassador to see our deliberations today in Prime Minister’s questions.

I recently announced at Prime Minister’s questions that I would be chairing a serious violence summit, and I can inform the House that this will take place next Monday. The summit will bring together Ministers, community leaders, agencies and experts to explore what more we can do as a whole society to tackle the root causes of serious violence, as well as intervening with those most at risk. Following the initial summit, Cabinet Ministers will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions with national leaders and those on the frontline. This will complement the recent announcement of a £100 million violence reduction fund targeted at hotspot areas, along with the £200 million youth endowment fund being established this week.

This morning, I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall have further such meetings later today.