§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will give the number of further prosecutions which are pending against police officers and former police officers connected with corruption or in connection with pornography.460W
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
I assume that my hon. Friend's Question follows the conclusion of a trial at the Central Criminal Court on 22nd December. I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that further trials arising from the same series of investigations are due to commence at that court on 28th February and 18th April. They involve four former officers and one suspended officer, and two former and one suspended officer, respectively. In addition, committal proceedings against one former officer at present stand adjourned until 20th January.