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Parents campaign for stricter sentences for killer drivers

The parents of a hit-and-run victim whose killers could be released within four years are campaigning for drivers who kill to face manslaughter to prevent them receiving soft sentences.

In July last year, James Gilbey, 25, was killed by Majid Malik and Kaiz Mahmood as they raced through the streets of Leeds at over 80mph in a 40mph zone.

James was walking home when he was hit by the racing car and the impact knocked him 70m down the road.

Now his parents are calling for stricter laws for killer drivers after they heard in court that the pairs sentence could be paroled from an eight year sentence after just four years.

We're joined by his father Major Richard Gilbey along with his local MP and former Transport Minister Claire Perry to talk about whether the sentencing at present for death by dangerous driving is too lenient.

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