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Bill to allow appeal on lenient sentences defeated

Title
Bill to allow appeal on lenient sentences defeated
Genre
Interview
TX Date
15 Feb 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:01
Description
Labour MP Jack Ashley interviewed following the defeat in the Commons of his Bill to give the prosecution the right of appeal on lenient sentences. On his belief that Parliament will catch up with public opinion, which is on his side. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Jack Ashley
Keywords
Legal procedure; Parliamentary bills; Sentencing

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