HC Deb 20 November 1996 vol 285 c993

Mr. Jimmy Wray, supported by Mr. Don Dixon, Mrs. Audrey Wise, Mrs. Diana Maddock, Mr. David Mellor, Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Mr. Don Touhig, Mrs. Irene Adams, Mr. Bill Etherington, Mr. Jimmy Hood, Mr. John McAllion and Mr. Jim Cunningham, presented a Bill to create new criminal offences in relation to the possession or marketing of, and publications relating to, knives; to confer powers on the police to stop and search people or vehicles for knives and other offensive weapons and to seize items found; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 13 December and to be printed [Bill 16].