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Part of Home Department – in the House of Commons am ar 15 Ebrill 2024.

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Photo of Pauline Latham Pauline Latham Ceidwadwyr, Mid Derbyshire

Outdated laws are allowing child sexual predators and offenders to enter or leave our country while in possession of illegal material on their digital devices because Border Force does not have the power to access them. Will my right hon. Friend work with his colleagues in the Ministry of Justice to consider the merits of a new offence of wilful obstruction, under which an individual could be prosecuted if they fail to unlock their devices to allow them to be properly searched?