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Prison Ministers And Prisons Acts—Question

Volume 202: debated on Monday 4 July 1870

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said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, "What are the intentions of the Government with respect to the recommendations in the Report of the Select Committee on the operation of the Prison Ministers and Prisons Acts?

, in reply, said, his hon. Friend could hardly expect that the Government could undertake to legislate on that matter this Session. The Report, however, appeared to offer a very fair solution of a very difficult question, and he hoped next Session to bring in a Bill on the subject.