Liberty briefing: The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill for Second Reading in the House of Commons

The Policing, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill introduces a range of changes to the criminal justice system. These changes include dangerous measures including restrictions on protest, new stop and search powers, a “Prevent-style” duty on knife crime, and a move to criminalise trespass.

This briefing covers a few of the key concerning elements of the Bill. 

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