Orders of the Day — Racial and Religious Hatred Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:41 pm on 21st June 2005.

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Photo of John Denham John Denham Chair, Home Affairs Committee 6:41 pm, 21st June 2005

There is a perfectly legitimate argument, which has been raised by some groups in the debate on the proposals, about the extension of the principle of incitement against all sorts of groups and beliefs. However, the fact that such a debate takes place should not prevent us from addressing the problem in our existing law.