Criminal Justice Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:00 pm on 30th October 2003.

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Photo of Lord Judd Lord Judd Labour 6:00 pm, 30th October 2003

My Lords, I am grateful to the noble and learned Lord for giving way because I was the one who made the point. I simply ask him to comment on this: while the law may not declare a person innocent, according to the whole basis of our society and the values which underpin it, if a person has been found not guilty, he is innocent.