§ 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.