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Anti-knife campaigner Caroline Shearer labels Government’s response to weapon education petition ‘total insult’

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Caroline Shearer, whose teenage son Jay Whiston was fatally stabbed at a house party in Colchester in 2012, collected more than 50,000 signatures in her campaign to add weapon awareness education to the national curriculum. Ms Shearer, who founded the charity Only Cowards Carry Weapons Awareness, handed the petition to Downing Street on June 30. […]