HC Deb 29 November 1990 vol 181 c483W
Mr. Maclennan

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he will take to introduce day or unit fines in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The possibility of introducing unit fines in Scotland is being considered by my right hon. Friend as a further contribution to our programme of measures to reduce the unacceptably high level of imprisonment for fine default, but it is too early to announce firm proposals.

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