HC Deb 15 October 1991 vol 196 c122W
Mr. McNamara

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what resources will he made available to the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice for the purpose of commissioning independent research.

Mr. John Patten

It is for the chairman of the Royal Commission to decide how to apportion the resources available to the commission. I understand that it is intended to allocate up to £0.5 million to independent research over the lifetime of the commission.