Nick Robinson reports here
The Home Secretary on Monday afternoon in the House of Commons:
"I never said, and nor would it be sensible, for young people to be trailed through A&E wards while people were being served."
The Home Secretary yesterday speaking to Adam Boulton on Sky News:
Boulton: And one of those proposals is that people caught carrying knives should be taken to see people in hospital who have been stabbed or to meet the families of victims, is that correct?
Jacqui Smith: It is
A perfect candidate for PM I think