Piers Morgan CUTS OFF Sadiq Khan in tense knife crime clash

 cut off London Mayor Sadiq Khan during a tense interview on Good Morning Britain during a heated exchange over London’s surging knife crime.
Over the past few days, four men have been fatally stabbed to death in the capital.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain, the Mayor of London was put on the spot by presenter Morgan who criticised Mr Khan’s record on handling knife crime, before adding he was “passing the buck”.
Mr Morgan said: “You’re the Mayor of London. You are the Mayor of London. I am aware there are problems in other places.
“But, right now, you are appearing on this programme, as the Mayor of the capital city of this country, you are the Mayor of London and this is a problem.
“You talk a big game about being tough on violence about reducing violent crime, it is increasing.
“To simply say it took ten years in Glasgow, we can’t wait ten years for you to get your ducks in a row and stop these stabbings, we need more immediate action now.
“The question is, what are you actually going to do? Actually going to do to stop this tidal wave of stabbings, stabbing deaths, because it is out of control. You know it and we know it.”
Sadiq Khan and Piers Morgan
London crime: Piers Morgan clashed with Sadiq Khan during the tense GMB interview (Image: GMB)
What you are doing Sadiq is you are passing the buck, like you always do to central government
Piers Morgan
 Mayor Mr Khan replied: “We have fewer than 30,000 officers, fewer than 30,000 working extremely hard.
“It may be no consolation to the victims of crime and I am extremely sorry to any victim of crime.
“Even you have to accept in the last 8 years, we have lost more than 3,000 police officers from London. On top of that, we have lost more than 3,000 community support officers. On top of that, we have lost more than 5,000 police staff in London.”
GMB host Morgan cut off the Mayor of London saying: “So it is none of your fault that is what you are saying right?
“What you are doing Sadiq is you are passing the buck like you always do to central government.
“You will probably tell me in a minute it is Theresa May because she cut police numbers, we know all that, we know all that.

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“What I am asking is do you personally though accept any responsibility for the fact that these numbers are going up and the number of stabbings is worsening. Do you accept as London Mayor it's happening on your watch and you are partly to blame or is it all everybody else’s fault?”
Mr Khan insisted that he was the “Mayor of London” and the “buck stops with me”.
He added: “It is the duty of me to explain the circumstances around our police working extremely hard.
“The two things as the Mayor that are most important that I do is one give the price the resources they need and two I support and my backing.”
At the end of the interview, Mr Morgan said: “Sort it out Mr Mayor because we don’t want to keep talking to you about young kids getting stabbed to death.
“It’s getting very boring and it’s getting very scary for people that every time we get you on we have to speak about the same thing.”
A young man, believed to be 22-years-old was fatally stabbed to death in Bromley on Sunday, the Met Police confirmed.
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More than 110 murder investigations have been launched across the capital this year (Image: GETTY)
On Friday night Malcolm Mide-Madariola, 17, from Peckham, was attacked outside Clapham South Tube station and later died in hospital.
On Thursday Jay Hughes, 15, died on Thursday night after being stabbed in a chicken shop in Bellingham.
On Wednesday Rocky Djelal, 38, was fatally stabbed around lunchtime on Halloween in Southwark Park in south-east London.
Speaking on the Today programme on Friday, Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick says she intends for knife crime to go down considerably in the next year.
She said: “It is stretching the Met... there are some things we cannot do because of this.”
More than 110 murder investigations have been launched across the capital this year.