Submitted on Sunday 30th May 2021
Rejected on Friday 11th June 2021
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
Make law a mandatory 5 year prison term for possession of a knife in public.
Pass into law a mandatory five year prison sentence for possession of a bladed implement without good cause in public.
If the government has the slightest of concern about the rising rate of knife crime in the UK then passing a mandatory sentence for possession of a bladed object in public of five years is a must to protect the law abiding citizens of the country. Any MP that votes against such a bill obviously does not care about crime in the UK.
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We have published the following petitions, which you might like to sign:
Increase sentences relating to knife crime: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/563199
Minimum 10-year sentence for knife possession and 20 years for use of a knife: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/580709
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