Justice Secretary defends policy for halving rapists' prison sentences

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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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