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Legislation needed to protect MPs from intimidation, says government

Plans for a separate law are opposed by Diane Abbott - who has received more abuse than any other MP.

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott received almost half of all abuse directed at female MPs during the 2017 election

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott received almost half of all abuse directed at female MPs during the 2017 election

Date - 12th March 2018
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
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The government wants to introduce a new law criminalising intimidation of parliamentary candidates and party campaigners, it has been confirmed. In its reponse to the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s investigation into the harassment...
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