Topical Questions

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 12th March 2019.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

Given the Minister’s opposition to short prison sentences, it must follow that he is equally opposed to fixed-term recalls of 28 days when criminals reoffend when out of prison on licence or when they break their licence conditions. Will he therefore pledge to scrap these fixed-term recalls and ensure that any such offenders are returned to prison for the remainder of their original prison sentence, as was the case in the past?