§ Mr. Bermingham
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what will be the commencement date and duration of training for magistrates, justices' clerks, probation officers and judges following the changes outlined in the Criminal Justice Bill.
§ Mr. Kenneth Baker
Consideration is still being given to what training programmes are necessary to support the Criminal Justice Bill. In the case of judges and magistrates it will be for the Judicial Studies Board in the first instance, to prepare plans or proposals.