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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:59 am on 6th February 2020.

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Photo of Colleen Fletcher Colleen Fletcher Opposition Whip (Commons) 10:59 am, 6th February 2020

In October 2017, the Government announced plans to increase the maximum penalty for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment; it is now 2020 and we are still waiting. While the Government dither, families continue to see the killers of their loved ones receive paltry prison sentences, which simply adds to their sense of injustice. Can the Leader of the House arrange for a Minister from the MOJ to make a statement to the House to confirm when the Government will bring forward these important proposals?