HC Deb 02 December 1981 vol 14 c269

Mr. Secretary Whitelaw, supported by Mr. Secretary Younger, Mr. Secretary Edwards, Mr. Secretary Fowler, Mr. Attorney General, and Mr. Patrick Mayhew, presented a Bill to make further provision as to the powers of courts with regard to the sentencing and treatment of offenders (including provision as to the enforcement of fines and the standardisation of fines and of certain other sums specified in enactments relating to the powers of criminal courts); to amend the law of England and Wales relating to the remand in custody of accused persons; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 32].