New Forest East

HOME AFFAIRS – POLICE INACTION IN SURREY (2) [120603] - 08 February 2022

HOME AFFAIRS – POLICE INACTION IN SURREY (2) [120603] - 08 February 2022

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2022 to Question 115830 on Sexual Offences: Psychiatric Patients, if she will (a) request that the Chief Constable of Surrey replies to the hon. Member for New Forest East on the two-year delay in concluding an investigation into the impregnation of a sectioned in-patient by a care home employee and (b) ensure that the response includes (i) an indication of when the file was sent to the Crown Prosecution Service and (ii) an undertaking that the resultant child will not be relocated to Ghana to live with the father's parents prior to any decision on prosecuting the father.  [120603]

[Due for Answer on 21 February]


The Minister of State for Crime and Policing (Kit Malthouse):  As my previous answer referred, it is not appropriate for ministers to comment on ongoing police investigations and this is an issue that the member will need to discuss with the Chief Constable.