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Crime and Security Bill

Part of Bill Presented — Pedicabs Bill – in the House of Commons at 3:34 pm on 18th January 2010.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden 3:34 pm, 18th January 2010

And anything further I can take up on the train later, no doubt. The right hon. Gentleman is generous in giving way and I have two points for him. First, the policy he is mocking is, of course, the policy introduced by the Labour Government in Scotland at the time, so he should take that up with them. Secondly, I would not want him to mislead the House, inadvertently or otherwise, so will he return to his earlier point about the hazard curve, which he says is effectively flat? He says that there is no difference in respect of the likelihood of committing a crime in the future between someone who is innocent of any crime and someone who has committed a crime, yet the Home Office itself has published paper after paper after paper showing that that is not true.

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