§ Mr. Grocott
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what programme of work the Criminal Justice Consultative Council adopted at its initial meeting on 15 January;
(2) on what dates the Criminal Justice Consultative Council has met; and when it will hold its next meeting.
§ Mr. Jack
The Criminal Justice Consultative Council met on 15 January and 9 April 1992. It will meet again on 6 July and 12 October. Subsequent meetings will take place quarterly.
At its initial meeting on 15 January, the council agreed to give early priority to monitoring the implementation of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, to the pre-trial issues initiative and to the establishment of area criminal justice liaison committees. Additionally, the council has agreed to 735W receive papers at forthcoming meetings on prisoners awaiting trial, on section 95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, on mode of trial issues, on the crime preventive aspects of the criminal justice system and on its own future reporting arrangements.