HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 cc71-2W
Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any proposals to appoint a prison ombudsman; and if he will make a statement.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

No. I and my Department will be considering the relevance to the Scottish situation of the recommendations, including the one relating to the creation of a prison ombudsman, contained in the recently published Home Office working group report on an improved system of grievance procedures for prisoners' complaints and requests.

breakdown for production industries, divisions 1–4, energy and water supply and manufacturing, divisions 2–4 and showing the changes for each year from 1979 till the latest year for which figures are available.

Mr. Rifkind

The information requested is in the table.