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Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) when he will publish the Government's action plan on the recommendations from the inquests into Gareth Myatt and Adam Rickwood; (198051)

(2) what consultation there has been with the families of Adam Rickwood and Gareth Myatt about the Government's action plan on the recommendations from the inquests into the boys’ deaths.

I refer my hon. Friend to the written ministerial statement by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor (Mr. Straw) on 27 March 2008, Official Report, column 22WS.

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor (Mr. Straw) met both families on 18 October to discuss their concerns following the inquests. In drawing up the action plan we have taken full account of the families' concerns.