HL Deb 22 July 1991 vol 531 c41WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress is being made with preparations for the trial of persons for alleged war crimes.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Earl Ferrers)

The War Crimes Act received Royal Assent on 9th May. The war crimes investigation unit established by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has now begun its investigations.