Serious youth violence Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Philippa Addai, Darren Laville, Founder of the Epiphany People, Yvonne Lawson, CEO of the Godwin Lawson Foundation, Caroline Shearer, CEO of Only Cowards Carry Weapons Awareness


Duncan Bew, Consultant Trauma & Acute Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Maggie Clarke, Assistant Director – Universal Services, Compass, Dr Magnus Nelson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, and Assistant Medical Director, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


Tuesday 29 January 2019

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Duncan Ball, Lead for Gangs, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), Nikki Holland, Director of Investigations, National Crime Agency, Assistant Chief Constable Jacqueline Sebire, Bedfordshire Police and NPCC Serious Violence Co-ordinator


Councillor Simon Blackburn, Chair – Safer and Stronger Communities Board, Local Government Association, Lucy Dacey, National Programme Manager, Disrupting Exploitation Programme, The Children’s Society, Simon Ford, Director, Violence and Vulnerability Unit, Evan Jones, Head of Community Services, St Giles Trust


Tuesday 12 March 2019

Chief Constable Sara Thornton CBE QPM, Chair, National Police Chiefs’ Council


Tuesday 19 March 2019

Dr Carlene Firmin MBE, Principal Research Fellow, University of Bedfordshire, Dr Simon Harding, Professor in Criminology, University of West London, and Junior Smart, Business Development Manager, St Giles Trust


Sir Denis O’Connor CBE QPM, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary


Tuesday 26 March 2019

Professor Fiona Measham, Professor of Criminology, University of Durham, Steve Rodhouse, Director General (Operations), NCA, Harry Shapiro, Director, Drugwise, and Dr Michael Shiner, Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics


Cressida Dick CBE QPM, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, and Dave Thompson QPM, Chief Constable of West Midlands Police


Tuesday 2 April 2019

Dr Suchitra Bhandari, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychology and Psychological Therapies, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, Dr Lucy Gore, Clinical Psychologist and Deputy Project Lead, Project Future and Dr Hannah Stringer, Clinical Psychologist, Project Future


SC, Community Consultant, Project Future, RN, Community Consultant, Project Future, Dr Suchitra Bhandari, Dr Lucy Gore, and Dr Hannah Stringer


Tuesday 30 April 2019

Mark Burns-Williamson OBE, Chair and Serious Violence Lead, Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, and PCC for West Yorkshire, Vicky Foxcroft MP, Youth Violence Commission, and David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire


Dame Louise Casey DBE CB, former Director General of the Troubled Families programme and former Victims’ Commissioner, and Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England


Wednesday 8 May 2019

Victoria Atkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, Dan Greaves, Crime Director for the Crime, Policing and Fire Group, Home Office


Published: 31 July 2019