Government Concedes on Custody Deaths Paving Way for Corporate Manslaughter Bill

Sheffield Occupational Health and Safety Association (SOHSA) on 2007-07-23 08:56:21

The Government has tabled today a new amendment of the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Bill allowing the new offence to apply to deaths in prison and police custody. This is a direct concession to the House of Lords that has refused to pass this bill unless it applied to such deaths. Please see press release: http://www.corporateaccountability.org/press_releases/2007/july18mansgovtconcession.htm

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