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INTIMIDATION OF WITNESSES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 888A1: tabled on 28 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Dr Richard Taylor on 26 February 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'as demonstrated by the successful ASBO witness support scheme in Stafford Borough.'.

Original motion text

That this House supports, and commends to the Home Secretary, the campaign of the Association of Chief Police Officers aimed at halting the number of criminals who are evading punishment because of the failure of victims and witnesses to attend court or opting to decline to give evidence; and believes that the measures proposed will combat the decline in public confidence in the criminal justice system and reduce the likelihood of intimidation of witnesses.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.