You can read Michael's latest speeches and appearances in Parliament below:
I thank the hon. Lady for that question. We want victims to have the confidence to come forward and report crimes.
The unduly lenient sentence scheme is an important avenue for victims, family members and the general public to ensure that justice is de
The unduly lenient sentences scheme is extremely effective. It has now been in existence for some 30 years.
I engage with the Director of Public Prosecutions regularly on criminal justice issues, including rape and serious sexual offences.
I am disappointed by the figures that the hon. Lady refers to and I appreciate that they are a cause for concern.
We are very fortunate in this country to have a judiciary who get it right almost 100% of the time.
I have also heard about the increased statistics from universities, and I urge them to look carefully at how they handle those matters.