Stephen Lawrence

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 17 Mawrth 1997.

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Photo of Mr Derek Spencer Mr Derek Spencer , Brighton, Pavilion 12:00, 17 Mawrth 1997

As my hon. Friend said, Conservative Members do not find it easy to forget that, in contradistinction to Opposition Members. He knows from his discussions with people who practise in the courts that the modification of the right to silence that we introduced in the teeth of protest and opposition from the Labour party is bringing great benefits. People answer questions more freely in the police station, and they go into the witness box in court.