HC Deb 10 April 1989 vol 150 c347W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Attorney-General if he will arrange for an experiment with a public defender service as recommended by the Hughes royal commission.

The Attorney-General

The experiment recommended by the Royal Commission on legal services in Scotland (Cmnd. 7846) was limited to the Scottish jurisdiction. There are no plans to examine the case for a public defender service in England and Wales.

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