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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 Edward Argar Edward Argar The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The hon. Lady raises an important point. She alludes to the fact that this falls more directly within the remit of the Attorney General’s office but, of course, it cuts across a number of Departments. I have already had a number of meetings with my opposite number in the Home Office and with my new colleague, the prisons Minister, when he was Solicitor General. I look forward to further such meetings to get to the bottom of exactly what the hon. Lady highlights.