HC Deb 10 May 1934 vol 289 cc1254-5
58. Mr. CAPORN

asked the Attorney-General whether he will suggest to the Director of Public Prosecutions that, where it is considered desirable for the purpose of saving expense with regard to formal proof that preliminary inquiries with the object of obtaining admissions of responsibility for alleged commission of acts should be made, such inquiries should be made in writing and not verbally by police officers?

The ATTORNEY-GENERAL (Sir Thomas Inskip)

The advisability of the course outlined must depend on the circumstances of each individual case, but I will consider adopting the suggestion of my hon. Friend where it is practicable.