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Clause 3 - Assault by penetration

Part of Sexual Offences Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:15 pm on 9th September 2003.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Labour, Rhondda 3:15 pm, 9th September 2003

I am, as a Welsh MP, rather hesitant to stand up on the issue of daffodils.

The hon. Gentleman said that people might draw sexual gratification from any line of work, and that we cannot pass a law to prevent that. However, those people who for their work regularly have to insert things into other people's bodies should be presumed

to have a different set of criteria guaranteeing their probity.