Engagements

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 2nd June 2010.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron Leader of the Conservative Party, The Prime Minister 2:30 pm, 2nd June 2010

I do not accept that. The Home Affairs Committee looked at this very carefully and came to conclusion that in this case there was a case for extending anonymity, also because in rape cases, obviously, those who have been raped have anonymity themselves, and that was the case with this limited extension. We will be bringing forward proposals that can be debated and discussed in the House of Commons. We all want the same thing, which is to increase the number of successful rape prosecutions and to send more rapists to jail: that is what this is about.

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