This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Rejected petition Make self defence part of the physical education programme
More and more assaults and the increase of knife crime I think schools should make it mandatory the schools should teach there students self defence
In 2017, there were just under 39,600 recorded offences involving the use of a knife or sharp instrument in England and Wales. That’s the highest level recorded over a year since comparable figures began in 2011.
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