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Scarman Report

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what meetings he has arranged with spokesmen of opposition parties on police authorities in metropolitan counties to discuss the Scarman report; and whether he will list those invited to attend.

I expect to have a wide range of consultations in the coming months about implementing Lord Scarman's recommendations. I met the chairmen of the police committees of the metropolitan areas on 9 December and my Department will be visiting individual police authorities to discuss Lord Scarman's recommendations on local consultation.