HC Deb 16 December 1983 vol 50 c615W
Mr. Alex Carlile

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will review the procedures involved in committal proceedings in the magistrates' courts of England and Wales.

Mr. Mellor

A study by the Home Office research and planning unit will provide information on the effectiveness of committal proceedings. Further examination of committal procedures will take place in the light of the study's findings.