Rt Hon David Cameron was Prime Minister from May 2010 until July 2016

“I believe that we all need to work together to tackle crime, and I welcome the relationship that exists between NASSA, the Metropolitan Police, local schools and others. Your success is a great tribute to the results that can be achieved when people join together like this.

“The project uses the popularity of basketball to give young people something to do after school and keep them off the streets. It is not just about stopping people carrying knives, it’s about saving lives.”

Rt Hon David Cameron was Prime Minister from May 2010 until July 2016