Blunt 2

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-10-12
Session date: 
October 12, 2011
Reference: 
2011/2906
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Does the MPS Commissioner's call for a more targeted use of stop and search rather than 'blanket' operations call into question the current approach and effectiveness of Blunt 2? What changes will be made to Blunt 2 operations?

Answer

Answer for Blunt 2

Answer for Blunt 2

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Search operations under Blunt 2 have remained targeted towards those times and locations which intelligence indicates the greatest risk from knife crime and knife carriage.