Patricia Hewitt called for age of consent to be lowered to ten

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Patricia Hewitt was forced to apologise after it was revealed that she had called for the age of sexual consent to be lowered to ten. [...]

A National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL) press release quoted in The Sun issued in Miss Hewitt's sole name in Mach 1976 read: "NCCL proposes that the age of consent should be lowered to 14, with special provision for situations where the partners are close in age or where the consent of a child over ten can be proved."

source: Article 'Patricia Hewitt called for age of consent to be lowered to ten' by Georgia Graham; www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/10666875/Patricia-Hewitt-called-for-age-of-consent-to-be-lowered-to-ten.html; Telegraph; 28 February 2014