MPs back mandatory sentences for knife possession

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Plans for over-16s to face mandatory custodial sentences if they are convicted of a knife offence for a second time have been backed by MPs.

An amendment introducing mandatory custodial sentences for second offences of knife possession was agreed by a majority of 351. Picture: UK Parliament
An amendment introducing mandatory custodial sentences for second offences of knife possession was agreed by a majority of 351. Picture: UK Parliament

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