§ Mr. Rifkind
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) whether he will make a statement on the recommendations of the Committee reporting on Reparation by the Offender to the Victim in Scotland;
(2) whether he will introduce legislation to implement the recommendations of the Report on Reparation by the Offender to the Victim in Scotland.
§ Mr. Harry Ewing
As indicated in the answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow, Pollok on 21st July 1977—[Vol. 935, c. 664–51—it is proposed to initiate consultations with interested bodies and organisations on the Committee's recommendations. My right hon. Friend will consider the question of legislation in the light of these consultations.