Justice Secretary defends policy for halving rapists' prison sentences


Ken Clarke has passionately defended his policy to halve jail sentences for people who plead guilty early, including in cases of rape.

Appearing on BBC Radio 5 live, Mr Clarke said that his new proposals sent a clear message to defendants

Victoria Derbyshire asked Mr Clarke if he thought women could have confidence in the policy.

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Victoria Derbyshire broadcasts Monday - Friday 1000 - 1200 on BBC Radio 5 live.

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