Tag Archives: knives

Asda removes single kitchen knives from sale nationwide

Asda has announced that it will remove single kitchen knives from sale in all its stores by the end of April. The supermarket chain said the decision has been made in response to rising concerns about knife crime in the UK, particularly those involving children and young people. Asda senior …

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Taylor’s Eye Witness boss calls for urgent action to amend Offensive Weapons Bill

Taylor’s Eye Witness joint managing director Alastair Fisher is urging retailers and suppliers of kitchen knives to support an amendment to the Government’s proposed Offensive Weapons Bill. In an open letter to the housewares industry, Alastair said: “You will no doubt already be aware that the Government’s Offensive Weapons Bill …

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Have your say on the Offensive Weapons Bill

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Offensive Weapons Bill, which is currently passing through Parliament? If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee which is going to consider this Bill. A post at www.parliament.uk …

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Taylor’s Eye Witness boss calls for action to amend Offensive Weapons Bill

Taylor’s Eye Witness joint managing director Alastair Fisher has written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid expressing his concerns about the proposed Offensive Weapons Bill. Introduced on June 20, the Bill proposes to ban the delivery of knives and corrosives bought online to residential addresses. At the time, Sajid Javid said: …

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BHETA seeks views on proposed new knife laws

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is canvassing opinion from its members involved in selling and marketing knives. The move follows the Government’s recently announced proposed legislative changes in this area. Under new proposals, anyone who buys a knife online must collect it in person – either at a …

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