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Solicitor-General written question – answered on 29th April 2004.

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Photo of Andrew Robathan Andrew Robathan Conservative, Blaby

To ask the Solicitor-General what her policy is on the prosecution of United Kingdom nationals for treason.

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Solicitor General (Law Officers), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

Any offence of treason would be dealt with in the same way as other prosecutions. Namely that the police investigate and the Crown Prosecution Service consider whether there is enough evidence and whether a prosecution is in the public interest.

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