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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 6th February 2020.

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Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State 10:31 am, 6th February 2020

I am not surprised that the Magistrates Association has been calling for that. As I said in my answer to my right hon. Friend Damian Green earlier, more than 120,000 people were prosecuted last year under the current regime, which is why we are having the review and consultation.