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Lords inflict two defeats on government over ‘spy cops’ bill

Amendments pass to curtail use of children and stop informants participating in murder and rape Peers inflicted two significant defeats on the governm

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Amendments pass to curtail use of children and stop informants participating in murder and rape

Peers inflicted two significant defeats on the government on Wednesday evening over a bill to regulate the use of undercover informants, passing amendments to stop them participating in murder and rape, and to curtail the use of children as informants.

The lords voted by 339 to 235 to ban the use of under-18s as police or MI5 informants except in exceptional circumstances, in an amendment put forward by the children’s rights campaigner and peer Beeban Kidron.

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