HC Deb 13 July 1982 vol 27 cc322-3W
Mr. Tilley

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has concluded his consideration of Lord Scarman's recommendations that safeguards should be added to police powers of stop and search.

Mr. Mayhew

Yes. Lord Scarman endorsed the recommendations made by the Royal Commission on criminal procedure concerning police powers of stop and search and safeguards on the use of these powers; and we accept that additional powers and safeguards are needed.