§ 25. Mr. David Atkinson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department which bodies he has invited to submit evidence to the inter-departmental working group reviewing the operation of the criminal injuries compensation scheme.
§ Mr. Mellor
In addition to Government Departments and official bodies, 75 organisations have been specifically invited to submit evidence. They include bodies in England and Wales or Scotland representing the legal, medical and nursing professions, the judiciary, the police, prison and fire services, public transport workers, the private security and insurance industries and the licensing trade, and social work organisations. A full list has been placed in the Library of the House. Any organisation or individual is welcome to submit evidence.