“Knife Crime is now a national crisis”
Lord Hogan-Howe, Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner
- (Chair) Lord Navnit Dholakia PC OBE DL, Member, Knife Crime All Party Parliamentary Group
- (Keynote) Rushanara Ali MP, Member, Knife Crime APPG
- Nathan Singleton, CEO, Lifeline Projects
- Patrick Green, CEO, Ben Kinsella Trust
- Orielle Taylor, National Coordinator, No Knives Better Lives
- Dr Simon Harding, Associate Professor. Research Centre for Cybercrime and Security, UWL
- Andy Oliver, Deputy Headteacher, Holte Secondary School
- Matthew Bunce, Community Safety Officer, Integrated Gangs Team Islington
- Leisa Nichols-Drew, Forensic Science Senior Lecturer, De Montfort University
- John Massey, Detective Chief Inspector, Metropolitan Police Service
- Yusuf Deerow Chair, SYDRC, and Police Officer, City of London Police
Last year, there were 285* fatal incidents of knife related crime.
Incidents of knife crime have continued to rise nationally. Westminster Insight’s timely conference will investigate long-term solutions and review the effectiveness of the Serious Violent Strategy (SVS).
You will gain valuable insight into the future of knife crime policy
and the impact of the additional funding.
Explore the impact of county lines,
as well as, reviewing effective early prevention strategies
to tackle the involvement of children and young people in gang, knife, and drug-related crimes.
Learn from different agencies involved in protecting and educating children to reduce the number of young people carrying knives.
Hear one family’s story about the devastating impact of knife possession, highlighting the importance of family support services. Westminster Insight’s timely conference will include best practice case studies from a youth centre and an integrated gangs’ team
on developing effective outreach programmes to improve support for local communities, families and victims. This conference will explore the influence of social media
on gang and knife-related crimes and share insight into how frontline practitioners can use social media to identify and prevent knife-based crimes.
Join key industry experts from policing, health care, social work, education and youth services
who will share successful strategies for reducing knife crime in different regions of the UK.