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"Vulnerable witnesses will be able to give pre-recorded evidence, which will also be tested for victims of sexual and modern slavery offences."

I am worried by this creeping mentality of automatically viewing complainants as 'victims'. They may well be victims, but that fact has not yet been proved: that is why we're having a trial in the first place.

I'm not saying have no such measures at all. But don't put so many in place that they hinder defendants in fairly and rigorously challenging the evidence against them.

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