Acid Attacks (3)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-08-10
Session date: 
August 10, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3187
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What lessons can be learnt from international best practice on how to tackle acid attacks more effectively?

Answer

Answer for Acid Attacks (3)

Answer for Acid Attacks (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I recognise that attacks using corrosive substances is an emerging issue and am keen to learn from other areas. Analysts in the Met and MOPAC are reviewing the data surrounding the increase to understand more about the nature and type of cases, alongside exploring domestic and international best practice.