HL Deb 13 February 1985 vol 460 c302WA
Baroness Sharples

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When the new regime for detention centres will come into operation.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Elton)

On 6th March 1985. The new regime will follow the lines I outlined in reply to a Question from my noble friend on 24th July 1984 (Official Report, Vol. 455, cols. 275–277). Copies of a note summarising its main features have been placed in the Library and the Printed Paper Office.