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Part of The Secretary of State Was Asked – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th March 2017.

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Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice 12:00 am, 7th March 2017

I am not going to make my declaration about that now, Mr Speaker. This is a complex issue. There is a role for the local authorities to play, and there is some legal aid available, but I am in correspondence with Amnesty and am looking into the matter in detail.