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Scott Mann’s Ministry of Good Ideas

14 March 2019

3:20 PM

14 March 2019

3:20 PM

The Conservative MP, Scott Mann, was widely mocked this morning, after he suggested that Britain’s knife-crime epidemic could be solved by putting a GPS tracker inside every single knife in the UK:

Quite quickly, it was pointed out that there might be a slight flaw in the MP for North Cornwall’s plan: there are a lot of knives in the UK, and a lot of them are used for things other than stabbing people.

Happily, his colleague and fellow MP Johnny Mercer was on hand to help today, and headed to Mann’s office, newly dubbed the ‘Ministry of Good Ideas’ to see what the general public thought of his inspired policy idea.

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