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Child Cruelty (Sentences) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Last updated: 18 September 2019 at 11:24

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Long title

A Bill to increase the maximum custodial sentence for the offences of child cruelty and causing or allowing a child or vulnerable adult to die or suffer serious physical harm to imprisonment for life; and for connected purposes.


Tom Tugendhat
Tonbridge and Malling

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