§ 28. Mr. Aitken
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any plans to issue new guidelines concerning the powers of the police to stop and search suspected persons; and if he will make a statement.381W
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The powers of the police to stop and search suspected persons come within the terms of reference of the Royal Commission on criminal procedure. I have no plans to issue new guidelines or take other action in respect of such matters in advance of the Commission's report.