Safer streets for all: preventing and tackling crime in Croydon
In 2017 I said I would tackle knife crime and I’ve kept that promise. I have set up and led the national cross-party campaign in Parliament, published research showing the impact of school exclusions and youth service cuts, and been invited to No.10 to talk about my work uncovering the root causes of violence and finding solutions.
Violence has doubled under the Conservatives and knife crime is at record levels. But it is starting to come down here in Croydon after I helped secure funding and a new Violence Reduction Network. However, it is still a blight on our community. I have a clear track record and am the right person to finish the job.
If re-elected as your MP I promise to continue my fight to bring this crimewave down, with three priorities to keep our children and our community safe: