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Regina V Bennett And Others (Jurors)

Volume 977: debated on Thursday 31 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why the police have placed on their black record and the police computer unspecified undeclared matters connected with the jurors in the recent trial, Regina v. Bennett and Others; why people who have no criminal record and without charges are treated in this manner; and under what legislative authority such action is taken.

As I stated in my reply to a question by the hon. Member on 25 January, I understand that the Metropolitan Police have no record of the names of the jurors—[Vol. 977, c. 399.]