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Sentencing Bodies (Appointments)

Volume 448: debated on Wednesday 28 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions his Department has had with (a) the Department for Constitutional Affairs, (b) the Lord Chancellor and (c) the Lord Chief Justice on the appointment of members to the (i) Sentencing Guidelines Council and (ii) Sentencing Advisory Panel. (80354)

The Home Secretary, the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice consult each other, as required by statute, on the appointments to the Sentencing Guidelines Council and the Sentencing Advisory Panel.