Would these new sentencing guidelines stop people carrying knives on our streets?

Would these new sentencing guidelines stop people carrying knives on our streets?
 

New sentencing guidelines for people who carry knives have been welcomed by a Teesside mum whose teenage son was stabbed to death.
But Theresa Cave, whose son Chris was murdered in 2003 after an attack in a Redcar flat, says more education is also the key to stem the tide of young people getting involved with knife crime.
The Sentencing Council proposals, announced today, cover a number of offences involving knives and other weapons.
If introduced, they will mean longer jail terms for people caught carrying knives in the street, or while in a group or gang, or filming attacks for social... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 30
Source: Gazette Live
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