HC Deb 05 March 1982 vol 19 cc247-8W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, further to his answer of 17 February, he will list the members of the Criminal Law Revision Committee; and if he is fully satisfied that the terms of reference of the committee will allow it to study sufficiently widely all aspects of the subject and to take into full consideration the views of organisations concerned with the law on rape such as those of the organisation Women Against Rape.

Mr. Mayhew

The members of the Criminal Law Revison Committee are as follows:

  • The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lawton, Chairman
  • The Right Honourable Lord Justice Waller, O.B.E.
  • Dr. Andrew Ashworth
  • His Houour Judge Francis
  • Mrs. Audrey Frisby
  • Mr. John Hazan, Q.C.
  • Sir Thomas Hetherington, K.C.B., C.B.E., Q.C.
  • Mr. J. Hampden Inskip, Q.C.
  • Mr. Cecil Latham, O.B.E.
  • The Honourable Mr. Justice Lloyd
  • Her Honour Judge Lowery
  • Mr. Charles McCullough, Q.C.
  • Sir David Napley
  • Mr. William Scott, O.B.E.
  • Mr. J.D. Semken, C.B., M.C.
  • Professor J. C. Smith, Q.C.
  • His Honour Judge Harry Walker

The Committee's current review "of the law relating to and penalties for sexual offences" is being conducted in consultation with a policy advisory committee under the chairmanship of Lord Justice Waller comprising the members of the Criminal Law Revision Committee marked in the earlier list and also the following:

  • Miss Maureen Barry (Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Inner London)
  • Mrs. Shirley Dineen (a journalist)
  • Dr. Neville Gittleson (Consultant Psychiatrist, Middlewood Hospital, Sheffield)
  • The Rev. Richard Harries (Vicar of Fulham and Dean of King's College, London)
  • Mrs. Anne Jones (Headmistress, Vauxhall Manor School)
  • Ms. Mary McIntosh (Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Essex University)
  • Mrs. Charlotte Lodge (Social Worker, Basildon)
  • Lady Serota, J.P. (Chairman of the Commission for Local Administration and formerly Chairman of the Advisory

Number of applications received* Number of applications approved Value of applications approved £ million Number of schemes in progress Value of schemes in progress £ million
Social †428 ‡62 ‡1.452 265 3.197
Economic †148 82 9.113 22 0.871
Total 576 144 10.565 287 4.068
* The number of applications received does not reflect the number valid for urban programme grant.
† Some schemes fell into both categories.
‡ It is estimated that in addition 175–200 holiday projects—value in total about £200,000—will be approved to run in the Easter and summer holidays.

Mr. D. E. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will review his Department's decision not to approve an urban aid application supported by South Glamorgan county council and Cardiff city council for a black cultural centre and workshop.

  • Council on the Penal System)
  • Superintendent Gwen Symonds (Metropolitan Police)
  • Mrs. Sue Winfield (Senior Probation Officer, Co. Durham).

My right hon. Friend is satisfied that the terms of reference for this inquiry cover all aspects of the subject and enable the committees to take into account the views of all interested organisations.