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Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what consultative meetings Lord Carter has held as part of his prisons review; (201704)

(2) what written submissions Lord Carter has received as part of his prisons review.

In December the Government accepted Lord Carter of Coles’ report ‘Securing the Future: proposals for an efficient and sustainable use of custody in England and Wales’. Lord Carter had access to a range of expertise and advice in drawing up his report and consulted a variety of stakeholders.