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Child cruelty law could be in Queen's Speech

Ceredigion MP Mark Williams is to find out whether his bid to tighten the law on child cruelty has won UK government backing.

An offence of emotional cruelty to children could be in the Queen's Speech at the state opening of parliament.

The MP has campaigned for a "Cinderella's law" that could see parents in Wales and England prosecuted.

Mr Williams introduced his own private member's Bill to change the law but it failed due to lack of parliamentary time.

The MP has spoken to BBC Wales reporter Craig Duggan.

  • 04 Jun 2014
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