Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Edward Leigh MP Wants 'Insulting' Removed From Public Order Act

Edward Leigh MP has urged the Government to repeal the word "insulting" from Section 5 of the Public Order Act. Mr Leigh's comments came during a Parliamentary debate on the Protection of Freedoms Bill on 1st March 2011.

During the debate Mr Leigh listed numerous examples of people whose free speech had been restricted by the existing law.


You can watch footage here.