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Wormwood Scrubs (Gibson Report)

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 1 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has now received the Gibson report on the incident at Wormwood Scrubs; if he intends to publish it; and, if so, when.

I received Mr. Gibson's report on Tuesday 22 April. I have decided, on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, that it would not be right at this stage to publish the report in view of the current police inquiries which could lead to criminal proceedings.