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Coroners and Justice Bill Update

Just a small update for those concerned about the Clause 61 issue (removing the Waddington Amendment from the CJA) in the Coroners and Justice Bill. The Bill is currently in Committee stage in the Lords and we expect Clause 61

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Clause 61 – The Bishops Wade In

The Observer is reporting that Church of England Bishops have begun a parliamentary campaign to oppose Clause 61 in the Coroners and Justice Bill, that would remove the Waddington amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill. Here’s the jist of the

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Clause 58 is now Clause 61

But the issues remain. The Coroners and Justice Bill returned to the floor of the Commons this week and the debate over the removal of the free speech clause in the Criminal Justice Act continued. The discussion on Tuesday afternoon

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Commons Committee Discusses Clause 58

The Commons Committee examining the Coroners and Justice Bill has finally got round to discussing Clause 58. You can read their deliberations here, but for ease of perusal, I’ve copied and tidied them up below. I’ll comment on them tomorrow.

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Clause 58 – Another Update

Just to report that the Commons Committee looking at the Coroners and Justice Bill that includes the controversial Clause 58 met again on Tuesday. The transcripts of their deliberations are available online, but since they are now working through the

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Clause 58 – Brief Update

Just a brief update on the progress of the 2009 Coroners and Justice Bill, which includes the controversial Clause 58. The Public Bill Committee sat for the first of its two sessions yesterday. You can read the proceedings here and

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