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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (7 Jan 2019)

Offensive Weapons Bill - Second reading – Baroness Williams of Trafford. Legislation

Police Funding Settlement - Statement (13 Dec 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...crime. As more efficient police services engage with this type of technology, we will see that realised in more police time. My noble friend makes a good point about a cross-party approach to the Offensive Weapons Bill, which I look forward to discussing across the House. I know that we will have a constructive discussion about that before we debate the Bill and I look forward to hearing...

Public Health Model to Reduce Youth Violence (13 Dec 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...issue on which we should work together. I also thank my hon. Friend the Member for Bexhill and Battle (Huw Merriman), who, as I said earlier, made valuable contributions during the debate on the Offensive Weapons Bill. I took on board his points about cupboards, and we are having ongoing discussions with retailers about the voluntary matters. Many other issues were raised which I regret I...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (12 Dec 2018)

Theresa May: ...violence strategy. Members on both sides of the House, on a cross-party basis, sit on the serious violence taskforce. We are giving extra powers to the police to tackle knife crime through the Offensive Weapons Bill, and we have strengthened firearms control through the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This is not just about police action. We have announced the £200 million youth endowment...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crime: Greater Manchester (11 Dec 2018)

Nick Hurd: ...Or-ganised Crime (SOC) leads to implement the SOC Strategy. The Government is committed to tackling gun crime and is taking steps to address the issue. This includes measures taken forward in the Offensive Weapons Bill to ban certain rapid firing rifles, and bump stocks, introducing greater regulation of antique firearms, consulting on statutory guidance on firearms licensing to improve...

Business of the House (10 Dec 2018)

David Hanson: The Leader of the House is becoming a bit of a serial offender when it comes to moving business around. Three weeks ago, she delayed the Offensive Weapons Bill on two occasions because Conservative Members would not support it. Today, using a shabby device, she will curtail business that was down for today, when people—including me—who promised their constituents that they would speak on...

Business of the House (6 Dec 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: ...introduced some very significant legislation, and have not lost any votes. Some extremely important legislation has been passed on automated vehicles and greater fairness to tenants. In fact, 45 Bills have been introduced, 30 of which have received Royal Assent. There are nine exit-related Bills in Parliament, and those that have already received Royal Assent include the Nuclear Safeguards...

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Report (1st Day) (3 Dec 2018)

Lord Paddick: ...of their visit is reasonable and legitimate, they will not be committing an offence. The wording we have used is similar to that in the Prevention of Crime Act 1953: the offence of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, “without lawful authority or reasonable excuse”. In the case of offensive weapons—there is a precedent for this approach—a person does not commit an...

Offensive Weapons Bill - First Reading (29 Nov 2018)

Offensive Weapons Bill - First Reading

Business of the House (29 Nov 2018)

Henry Smith: ...have been a number of serious knife crimes in Crawley, including a murder. Even though I welcome the Sussex police and crime commissioner recruiting 200 extra officers and the Third Reading of the Offensive Weapons Bill last night, can we have a statement from the Home Secretary on county lines drug running? These incidents are all related to drug gangs from outside the constituency. I...

Offensive Weapons Bill: [Sir Lindsay Hoyle in the Chair ] (28 Nov 2018)

Maria Caulfield: I have heard the Opposition’s message that they are disappointed by the Bill. Does my hon. Friend agree that although no single solution is going to solve the problem of offensive weapons, this Bill goes a long way to addressing the most important ones?

Offensive Weapons Bill: Report on the causes behind youth violence with offensive weapons (28 Nov 2018)

“(1) The Secretary of State must, within 6 months of this Act receiving Royal Assent, lay a report before Parliament on the causes behind youth violence with offensive weapons. (2) The report under subsection 1 must consider, but is not limited to, (a) The effect of the reduction in police numbers on the levels of youth violence with offensive weapons; (b) The effect of the reduction in...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Aggravated offence of possessing a corrosive substance or dangerous knife (28 Nov 2018)

...of a moped or motor bicycle. (2) A person is guilty of an aggravated offence of possessing certain dangerous knives if— (a) they commit an offence under section 1A of the Restrictions of Offensive Weapons Act 1959, as amended, and (b) at the time of committing the offence, the offender was— (i) the driver of a moped or motor bicycle, or (ii) a passenger of a moped or motor bicycle. (3)...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Offence of threatening with an offensive weapon etc in a private place (28 Nov 2018)

Vicky Foxcroft: I will try to be brief to ensure that everybody has a chance to speak. I served on the Bill Committee and am grateful for another opportunity to speak on the Bill’s content. As many of my hon. Friends will know, I also chair the cross-party Youth Violence Commission, so this a subject of significant interest to me. I will use my time to pick up on two main points. The first is my...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Report on the use of air weapons (28 Nov 2018)

Louise Haigh: In one case, the weapon was held legally; in the other, it was held illegally. I hope that will help the hon. Lady make up her mind as to how she wishes to vote today. There are many who seek to question the motives of the senior firearms officers who presented evidence to Parliament on the basis of an assessment of the facts. Those officers gave a reasoned, evidence-based analysis, and we...

Offensive Weapons Bill (Programme) (No. 2) (28 Nov 2018)

Offensive Weapons Bill (Programme) (No. 2)

Offensive Weapons Bill (28 Nov 2018)

Offensive Weapons Bill

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Offensive Weapons Bill Memorandum (27 Nov 2018)

Victoria Atkins: I am today placing in the Library of the House the Department’s analysis on the application of Standing Order 83L in respect of the Government amendments tabled for Commons Report stage for the Offensive Weapons Bill Scheduled for the 28 November 2018. This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS1087

Business of the House (22 Nov 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: ...be: Monday 26 November—A general debate on the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Tuesday 27 November—Second Reading of the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill [Lords]. Wednesday 28 November—Remaining stages of the Offensive Weapons Bill. Thursday 29 November—A general debate on improving education standards. Friday 30 November—The House...


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