HL Deb 12 January 2005 vol 668 c257

3.6 p.m.

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make further provision relating to the management of offenders, the functions of local probation boards and prisons; to provide for the appointment and functions of Her Majesty's Commissioner for Offender Management and Prisons; to make provision about fines and other matters relating to sentencing; to make provision for the electronic monitoring of persons on bail; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.— (Baroness Scotland of Asthal. )

On Question, Bill read a first time, and ordered to be printed.