Criminal Justice

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 12:21 pm on 20th July 2006.

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Photo of John Reid John Reid Home Secretary, The Secretary of State for the Home Department 12:21 pm, 20th July 2006

We want to act in a humane way. The Government have done more on domestic violence than any predecessor Government. I cannot predict the statistics. Some vulnerable women are involved in a cycle and end up in prison; if they go out, they up in prison again. We want to address that in a sensible and smart as well as efficient fashion, from the point of view of protection of the public as well as from the point of view of the individual.


Posted on 21 Jul 2006 3:34 pm (Report this annotation)

these poor women are the public when are you going to wake up and realise that.....they need protection from the men who are abusing them who are also the public....we are the public!!!!