Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Clause 29

Part of Counter-Terrorism Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 8th May 2008.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Douglas Hogg Douglas Hogg Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham 3:30 pm, 8th May 2008

I wonder whether the hon. Gentleman is entirely right, because he will keep in mind that for manslaughter, which is what the verdict would be if there was diminished responsibility, there is a penalty that ranges from life to a non-custodial sentence. The sentence is at large; it is for the judge to impose any sentence within that bracket.