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Styal Prison Steering Group

Volume 201: debated on Friday 20 December 1991

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department further to the reply given by the Minister of State on 7 November at column 219, what is the membership of the Styal prison steering group; and how many times it has met.

The membership of the Styal prison steering group is as follows:

  • Area manager, Trans-Pennine (Chairman)
  • Governor, HM prison Styal
  • Head of residence, HM prison Styal
  • Principal nursing sister, HM prison Styal
  • Group manager, HM prison Styal
  • Senior psychologist, HM prison Styal
  • Probation officer, HM prison Styal
  • A representative from DIP 1 division, prison service HQ
  • Principal officer from Cheshire social services
The steering group met for the first time on 12 December. Future meetings will be held on a quarterly basis.
ComplainantDate of complaintProgrammeDate of broadcastNature of complaintCommission s adjudicationDate
Mr. Marc Ellington11 March 1991"Scottish Eye: Making History Pay" Hyndland Television Channel 410 March 1991Unjust or unfair treatmentUpheld in part23 October 1991
Mr. Richard Emerson21 June 1991"Scottish Eye: Making History Pay" Hyndland Television Channel 410 March 1991Unjust or unfair treatmentUpheld23 October 1991
However, I understand from the Commission that the two complaints considered did not arise from the payment of grants by historic buildings councils. No other complaints have been received.