Rape: Criminal Prosecutions Debate

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Lord Cormack

Main Page: Lord Cormack (Conservative - Life peer)
Tuesday 28th June 2022

(1 year, 9 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Bellamy Portrait Lord Bellamy (Con)
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I entirely understand the noble Lord’s point. This is a matter for the Home Secretary.

Lord Cormack Portrait Lord Cormack (Con)
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Although I have total sympathy with what the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, said, would my noble and learned friend agree that it is vital that we never lose sight of the basic principle of English justice—namely, that a man or woman is innocent until proven guilty?