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MR COLLINSON

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1350: tabled on 20 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the decision to quash the custodial sentence given to Mr John Collinson from Chorley in Lancashire for taking lost golf balls; appreciates the fact that common sense has prevailed but recognises that such a sentence should not have been issued for taking lost property; and calls for a review of the judicial system so that people who commit serious crimes receive custodial sentences and the public's faith in the criminal justice system is restored.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.