School uniforms made slash-proof
‘Parents concerned about knife crime are getting “slash-proof” school uniforms for their children.
A company is offering to modify blazers and jumpers by lining them with knife-resistant Kevlar.
Bladerunner in Romford, east London, said it has been contacted by the parents of five local pupils about the £130 adaptation.
But the government said stabbings in schools were very rare and accused the firm of scaremongering for profits.’