Knives: Sentencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 3rd July 2018.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Labour, Leicester East

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average age is of people given a custodial sentence for carrying a knife.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

In the year ending March 2018, the average age of an offender being sent to immediate custody for possession of an article with a blade or point was 30 years old.

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