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Put an extra fiver on sale of kitchen knives to help tackle stabbings, says ex-judge

Call to use principle of 5p tax on single-use plastic bags for reducing numbers of bladed weapons.

Knife crime: 'No single, simple solution'

Knife crime: 'No single, simple solution'

Date - 2nd August 2018
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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A judge who called on policing to consider an alternative of knives with rounded ends believes a £5 levy on their sale would help combat the stabbing epidemic he dubbed a “public health emergency”.  Retired circuit judge Nic...
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