Date published: 27 June 2017
35 people have already been charged with murder offences occurring during 2018 so far. Behind each of these crimes is a young life derailed, a family traumatised and a community damaged.
We do not accept that nothing can be done about the violence on our streets, and alongside the Met, City Hall will continue to work ceaselessly to stop it.
Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a plan of action to tackle knife crime in London by:
- targeting lawbreakers
- working with young people and communities
- and supporting victims