HC Deb 01 March 1984 vol 55 c327W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland whether it was with his authority that the Crown Agent, Mr. William Chalmers, issued a statement to The Scotsman newspaper about including cases of domestic assault in diversion schemes.

The Solicitor-General for Scotland

My noble and learned Friend the Lord Advocate was aware that a journalist fromThe Scotsman newspaper was to interview the Crown Agent. The precise terms of the questions to be asked were not known prior to the interview.