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Sadiq Khan MP, Labour's Shadow Justice Secretary, responding to Ken Clarke's interviews this afternoon, said:

“It’s all very well Ken Clarke trying to clarify his outrageous comments, but what he really needs to do is heed the concerns raised by victims of rape, the Victims and Witnesses Commissioner, the Judiciary and the Labour Party and unequivocally ditch the policy to reduce by half the sentence of all offenders if they plead guilty”.

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