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Prisoner Release Decisions

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 11:58 am on 20th October 2009.

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Photo of Nick Palmer Nick Palmer Labour, Broxtowe 11:58 am, 20th October 2009

Does the hon. Gentleman accept that the parallel that I made was not between general sickness and crime, but between the political process that we all accept is associated with jockeying for position, point scoring and so on, and the rational process that we hope is made in all such situations? Does he not agree that the furore about the Megrahi case was slightly unedifying, and that few felt that the outcome was entirely unrelated to political considerations?