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Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal included in the report by the Law Commission Hate crime laws: A consultation paper, published on 23 September, to remove the dwelling exception from section 18 of the Public Order Act 1986; whether they intend to take steps to ensure that freedom of speech is upheld regardless of any changes arising as a result of that consultation; if not, why not; and what discussions the have had with the Law Commission about that proposal.  HL10255

Question HL10255: tabled on 11 November 2020 and due for answer by 25 November 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the proposal included in the report by the Law Commission Hate crime laws: A consultation paper, published on 23 September, to remove the dwelling exception from section 18 of the Public Order Act 1986; whether they intend to take steps to ensure that freedom of speech is upheld regardless of any changes arising as a result of that consultation; if not, why not; and what discussions the have had with the Law Commission about that proposal.
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