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Clause 3 — Responsibility

Part of Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill – in the House of Commons at 3:45 pm on 20th October 2014.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Labour, Middlesbrough 3:45 pm, 20th October 2014

Amendment 2 proposes leaving out the word “generally”, in the context of the person who might have difficulty showing that they have demonstrated a “generally responsible approach” towards protecting the safety of others. My hon. Friend has rightly focused on the word “generally”. Sir Edward Garnier has said that he suspects the Bill will be the subject of derision and confusion if it is enacted as drafted, but is that not already the case?