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Part of Petition – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 22 May 1981.

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Photo of Dr David Clark Dr David Clark , South Shields 10:35, 22 May 1981

Is the hon. and learned Gentleman saying that there were consultations with the social services department of South Tyneside council before the decision was taken to prosecute that one boy, or were all three cases discussed with the department before the decision was taken? There is an important difference.