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Hello. You don't have a right to a copy of the statement at the police station. That would be given to you at court. Your solicitor can ask to read the statement when they speak to the officer but they can refuse. Officers don't have to reveal this in disclosure. Statements are not exhibits. If you take a solicitor with you then they will be entitled to enough information about the case to advise you. If you go by yourself then they will just go straight into interview without giving you any details.
I suspect that she may have recorded the incident with her phone without my knowledge is she entitled to use this if she did indeed record?
I don't have time to get a lawyer now so I assume there will be free legal aid available at the police station, if not would you advice me to make a no comment statement until I get a lawyer?
I'm so surprised by all this. the police asked me for my date of birth over the phone what is that for?
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