Christopher Chope

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tory MP: Teenagers at risk of knife crime should protect themselves 'by being fitter’

Tory MP: Teenagers could protect themselves from knife crime with self defence

Tory MP: Teenagers could protect themselves from knife crime with self defence

Conservative MP Christopher Chope has said teenagers at risk of knife crime should learn self defence rather than carry a knife.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks anti-FGM bill

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk from FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk of FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope, who had previously objected to a bill to criminalise upskirting, has blocked new legislation that would have strengthened laws against female mutilation.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after Lords back the bill

Upskirting, the act of taking a photo up someone’s clothing, is set to become a crime after being approved by the House of Lords, with offenders to face up to two years in prison.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Tory MP derails Government backed plans to criminalise upskirting

Tory MP derails Government backed plans to criminalise upskirting

Sir Christopher Chope dealt a blow to campaigners after announcing he objected to the Voyeurism (Offences) Bill which would make it illegal for offenders to take a picture under someone's clothing without their consent.