Acid attacks

Not powerless

Lyn Brown MP  |  24 September 2017

The Tories must take concrete steps to reverse the rising spate of acid attacks, writes Lyn Brown MP —As I write, the last acid attack to hit the headlines in Newham occurred less than three weeks ago. There has been a steady stream of these horrifying stories this year. In June, the cousins Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar were …

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Cracking down on acid attacks

Stephen Timms MP  |  17 July 2017

Government must make it harder to obtain noxious substances and introduce tougher punishments for those who use them as a weapon, writes Stephen Timms MP Today I am opening an adjournment debate in parliament on acid attacks. The recent spate of attacks has provoked serious concern among my constituents. We need an effective response from …

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