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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many requests have been made by chairmen of boards of visitors and of local benches to the Metropolitan Commissioner to visit prisoners in police cells since the beginning of the prison officers' dispute.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office
I understand that the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has received no formal requests, but that at least one such visit has taken place by local arrangement. I regret that information about the precise number of visits that have taken place is not readily available.