HC Deb 27 July 1979 vol 971 c536W
Mr. Lawrence

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his policy regarding the enforcement of compensation orders against released adult prisoners; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Whitelaw

I have not had occasion to review practice or issue guidance in this area, which is, of course, within the discretion of the courts. It is my belief that the courts are energetic in securing the payment of compensation under these orders in all proper cases.