Asked if the Government would be making any announcements on the current knife crime epidemic, the PMS replied that Jacqui Smith gave a speech last week where she set out quite comprehensively what the Government was doing on knife crime. We would soon be launching a new national million pound campaign to challenge the fear, glamour, and peer pressure that could drive youngsters to knife crime, so there would be announcements in the coming days.
Asked if Rio Ferdinand was still involved in this, this the PMS replied that on exactly which professional footballers were involved, it was best to check with the Home Office.
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