Results 1–20 of 651 for offensive weapons

Backbench Business: Retail Crime — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (11 Apr 2019)

Victoria Atkins: ...group on retail crime, chaired by the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Steve McCabe) and my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester (Richard Graham), particularly during the passage of the Offensive Weapons Bill, because we have made real progress. I hope we will make much more in future. I will make a gentle point for Hansard regarding a comment that was made earlier. This debate is...

Business of the House (11 Apr 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: ...of the Exchequer announced an extra £100 million in the short term to allow police and crime commissioners to allocate more resources to tackling knife crime. Importantly, we have introduced the Offensive Weapons Bill, which includes a new knife crime prevention order that will give police more powers to stop people carrying knives and prevent young people from accessing knives online. We...

Offensive Weapons Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion B (10 Apr 2019)

...Williams of Trafford That this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 62A. 62: After Clause 39, insert the following new Clause— “Enforcement of offences relating to sale etc of offensive weapons (1) A local weights and measures authority may enforce within its area a provision listed in subsection (2). (2) The provisions mentioned in subsection (1) are—(a) section 1(1)...

Offensive Weapons Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion C (10 Apr 2019)

...relevant enactments for the purposes of relevant functions to which Parts 1 and 2 of that Act apply) at the appropriate places insert—“Criminal Justice Act 1988, sections 141(1) and 141A”;“Offensive Weapons Act 2019, sections 1, 3, 4, 17 and 20”; “Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act 1959, section 1(1)”.” Commons Agreement and Amendment to the Lords Amendment The Commons...

Offensive Weapons Bill - Commons Amendments (10 Apr 2019)

Offensive Weapons Bill - Commons Amendments

Offensive Weapons Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion A (10 Apr 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...of bladed products to persons under 18. Amendment 62 provides trading standards with a power to enforce various existing and new offences relating to the sale and delivery of bladed articles, offensive weapons and corrosive products. It also confers on trading standards investigatory powers under Schedule 5 to the Consumer Rights Act 2015—the CRA, as it is known—for the purpose of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Devolved Government (10 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: In the absence of devolved government, the direct decisions being made by Westminster for Northern Ireland are increasing every day, whether on the Offensive Weapons Bill, the Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill, the two-child policy, or even what will happen with the Open golf tournament. The Secretary of State tells us that she respects devolution, but these decisions are being...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Animal Experiments (9 Apr 2019)

Stuart Andrew: ...of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (ASPA) 1986 and are licensed by the Home Office. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) does not conduct animal experiments for the development or testing of offensive weapons, and the Home Office does not grant licences for these purposes. Dstl fully complies with the ASPA. Animals are used in experiments for the development of new vaccines, treatments or...

Online Harms White Paper (8 Apr 2019)

Stephen Timms: The Offensive Weapons Public Bill Committee heard that some weapons that cannot lawfully be sold in the UK can readily be bought online on platforms such as eBay and Amazon. The Minister, in answering that debate, referred to the forthcoming White Paper. How will the proposals tackle this particular online harm?

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Offensive Weapons Bill: Northern Ireland (8 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 2 April 2019 to Question 236415, what criteria she used to inform the decision to extend the Offensive Weapons Bill which includes in it matters which are transferred to Northern Ireland Assembly to Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Home Office: Offensive Weapons Bill: Northern Ireland (8 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether provisions in clauses 1 to 8 of the Offensive Weapons Bill which extend to Northern Ireland will come into force in Northern Ireland without a legislative consent motion following Royal Assent.

Written Answers — Home Office: Stop and Search (8 Apr 2019)

Nick Hurd: ...and searches conducted in England and Wales under Section 60 (s60) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. Of these searches 202 (or 8%) resulted in an arrest, including 71 arrests for offensive weapons and 131 arrests for other reasons. 85 (or 3%) resulted in an outcome which was linked to the initial reason for conducting the search. The Metropolitan Police Service conducted...

Written Answers — Home Office: Crimes of Violence (8 Apr 2019)

Victoria Atkins: ...in England and Wales, a national knife crime media campaign - #knife free; a new National County Lines Co-ordination Centre to tackle this violent and exploitative criminal activity; and the Offensive Weapons Bill to strengthen legislation on firearms, knives and corrosive substances. In addition, on 2 October 2018 the Home Secretary announced further important measures including a...

Business of the House (4 Apr 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: ...and keen to update the House as soon as some important breakthrough takes place. The hon. Gentleman will know that a tremendous amount of work has gone into our serious violence strategy, the Offensive Weapons Bill, the creation of knife crime prevention orders, the youth endowment fund and the recent discussions about making knife crime a public health matter, so that we can do everything...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offensive Weapons Bill 2017-19: Northern Ireland (4 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether legislative consent motions to the Northern Ireland Assembly are required for the Offensive Weapons Bill 2017-19, and how consent will be sought for the extension of provisions of that Bill to Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Home Office: Knives: Crime (3 Apr 2019)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...Centre has co-ordinated two separate weeks of intensive law enforcement action resulting in more than 1000 arrests, over 1300 individuals engaged for safeguarding, and significant seizures of weapons and drugs; • An anti-knife crime Community Fund which provided £1.5 million in 2018/19 to support 68 projects; • The Offensive Weapons Bill to strengthen legislation on firearms, knives...

NATO - Motion to Take Note (2 Apr 2019)

Lord Touhig: ...it spent time training during peace. I would like to see NATO do far more training. The unexpected will occur, and a force whose training is just adequate will not be capable of either defensive or offensive action. More widely, the unexpected has already occurred. NATO has internal problems in its relations with Turkey. Turkey’s willingness to purchase the S-400 missile defence system...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Offensive Weapons Bill: Northern Ireland (2 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether the decision on the legislative consent motions required for clauses 1 to 4 of the Offensive Weapons Bill will be made solely by the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Office.

Written Answers — Home Office: Offensive Weapons Bill: Northern Ireland (2 Apr 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when a legislative consent motion regarding clauses 1 to 4 of the Offensive Weapons Bill was (a) issued and (b) to whom as the relevant decision making authorities in Northern Ireland.


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