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Bail

Home Office written question – answered on 14th January 2020.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress she has made on her Department's review of pre-charge bail legislation; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

This government is fully committed to protecting the public, and ensuring the police have the powers they need.

On 5 November the government announced its intention to review pre-charge bail legislation to ensure we have a system which more effectively prioritises the safety of victims and witnesses and the management of suspects.

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