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Courts (Special Security Trials)

Volume 895: debated on Thursday 17 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will institute discussions with local authorities with a view to arriving at agreed arrangements for the designation of courts for, and the financing of, trials requiring conditions of special security.

The selection of the place at which a person is to be tried on indictment is a matter for the courts. On the question of financing I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to a Question by the hon. and learned Member for South Fylde (Mr. Gardner) on 4th July.—[Vol. 894, c 571–2.]