The Police Federation of England and Wales chairman has called the Prime Minister ‘delusional’ after Theresa May claimed there was no correlation between police cuts and the rise in violent crime.
talkRADIO’s Matthew Wright brought together three guests with intimate knowledge of knife crime to discuss what can be done to tackle the crisis.
The founder of a charity which works with young people living on Inner London estates has claimed Sadiq Khan has "left it too late" to tackle rising instances of knife crime.
Former Metropolitan Police Officer Chris Hobbs has said that “police are having to backfill for” cuts to other services and that because there are not enough officers “if you stab someone, the odds are in London you are probably going to get away with it”.
Bargain store B&M has been ordered to pay a record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers as young as 14.