Tom Hunt votes in favour of Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill second reading

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Ipswich MP, Tom Hunt, voted for the Second Reading of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The bill passed with a majority of 96 with 359 MPs voting in favour and 263 against. 

What happened: The controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was voted through the House of Commons on its second reading despite concerns from opposition parties.

Votes were split across party lines with every Conservative MP voting in favour of the bill with Labour, Liberal Democrat, SNP, Green and Independent MPs voting against the bill. The vote took place just after 7 pm on March 16th.

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Ash Read

Ash Read

Editor, Ipswich

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