HC Deb 07 July 1988 vol 136 c639W
Mr. Wheeler

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he intends to bring the unified custodial sentence for young offenders proposed in the Criminal Justice Bill into operation; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Hurd

Provided the relevant provisions in the Criminal Justice Bill secure parliamentary approval by the summer recess, it is our intention to implement the new sentence from 1 October this year.

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