Straw’s emergency bill to shield witnesses – The Guardian

Posted June 27th, 2008 in anonymity, news, witnesses by sally

“Jack Straw, the justice secretary, will introduce an emergency bill in the Commons next week to try to stop hundreds of serious criminal cases collapsing because of concerns about anonymous witnesses. Announcing the move yesterday, he said the bill was expected to go through all its Commons stages the week beginning July 7.”

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The Guardian, 27th June 2008