SB 11-23 Knife Crime briefing

Knife crime has been, and remains, one of the most hotly debated problems facing the Scottish Parliament, Scottish Government and society in general.  This briefing provides information on: criminal offences and other legal provisions relating to knives; initiatives seeking to tackle problems associated with knife crime; statistics on knife crime and the response of the criminal justice system; and a selection of recent relevant research.

Read SPICe briefing: SB 11-23 Knife Crime (543KB pdf)

Published: 7 March 2011