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Offence of Sending Letters etc. with Intent to Cause Distress or Anxiety

Part of Orders of the Day — Malicious Communications Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:38 am on 8th July 1988.

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Photo of Eric Forth Eric Forth , Mid Worcestershire 9:38 am, 8th July 1988

If a Member of Parliament sends an offensive letter to a constituent will he be covered by parliamentary privilege, or will he be subject to the provisions of the Bill?