§ Mr. John Fraser
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will call for a report from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on the progress of investigations into the arson attack on Room 686A at the Greater London council recently; and if he will make a statement on the substance of the report.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis informs me that in the early evening of 26 467W March a fire caused considerable damage to Room 686A at county hall. An investigation into the incident, which is being treated as arson, is led by a senior detective and is continuing.