BORIS Johnson agreed Sarah Everard’s death must be a “watershed moment” to help prevent violence towards females.
The PM and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer yesterday vowed to work together for “cultural and social change”.
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Mr Johnson said the killing of marketing executive Sarah “has triggered a reaction I believe is wholly justified and understandable”.
Sir Keir Starmer called for a specific new law on street harassment and also for toughening the law on stalking.
The PM said the government is “always happy to look at new proposals.”
It comes as a cross-party group of MPs want to make harassment from a vehicle an offence.
It’s been brought by Labour grandee Harriet Harman, alongside Tory MP Caroline Nokes and Sir Peter Bottomley.
‘Kerb-crawling’ is only an offence currently when soliciting prostitutes for sex.
Misogyny is also set to be recorded by police as a hate crime after pressure from the Lords.
Home office minister Baroness Williams said that all police forces in England and Wales would be asked from this autumn to record crimes motivated by “hatred of sex or gender” on an “experimental basis.”
Home Secretary Priti Patel last night promised she would work with Labour and others to help protect women.
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