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Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:26 pm on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill Chair, Justice Committee, Chair, Justice Committee 2:26 pm, 11th February 2020

My right hon. and learned Friend makes a fair point. Is not that reinforced by the fact that the sentencing judge in the Vanessa George case specifically referred to the gravity—“indecency”, I think his phrase was—of her non-disclosure? Is it not only logical that the Parole Board should be able to take equal regard when considering release?