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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons on 4th June 2019.

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Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale Conservative, Maldon

Does my right hon. Friend agree that the separation of powers is an important element of our constitution, and that as a general rule the involvement of the courts in matters of political argument or debate may threaten that principle and create a dangerous precedent?