§ Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Further to the Answer of the Lord Chancellor on 19th December 1991 (cols. WA 83–84), when it will publish the White Paper on the future organisation of the magistrates' courts.
§ The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)
As I will be taking responsibility for the magistrates' courts service from 1st April 1992, my right honourable friend the Home Secretary and I have today published the White PaperA New Framework for Local Justiceand copies have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.