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Prisoners (Visits)

Volume 264: debated on Thursday 19 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what changes he proposes in the visiting arrangements for prisoners. [36510]

The Learmont report into prison security makes a number of recommendations to improve the supervision of visits for prisoners. As my right hon. and learned Friend indicated to the House on 16 October, Official Report, columns 30–33, he accepts the broad thrust of Sir John Learmont's analysis and shall give the House a full response in due course.