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Turning now over the page to page 10 of your statement and looking at subparagraph (xlii), amongst other things you tell us that Lord Ackner, the former Law Lord, tabled a new clause to the Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill, which would, had it been enacted, have brought into effect the totality of Sir David Calcutt's proposals in his second report.

First of all, are you able to help us at all as to why Lord Ackner felt it necessary to introduce this new clause?

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