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Home Office plan for tackling gun crime, 22/2/07 [W]

On 22 February 2007 Home Secretary, John Reid, announced a three point plan intended to tackle gun violence and stop teenagers falling in with violent gangs. The plan involves:

  • tougher punishments for those who use other people to hide or store weapons
  • improved technology that can link weapons to crimes
  • more funding for community groups working in underprivileged areas

Mr Reid also announced a review of legislation on gangs, guns and knifes.

More details can be viewed in the Home Office press release.