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Prisoner Release Decisions

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 10:59 am on 20th October 2009.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour, Stroud 10:59 am, 20th October 2009

My hon. Friend has not as yet mentioned the victim or the victim's family. I always think that the greatest hurt when early release takes place is caused by a lack of communication with those affected. If that were got right, matters would become much easier. Too often, the last people to hear about what is happening are the victim or their family. Does my hon. Friend agree that that is a great weakness of the present scheme?