§ Viscount Davidson
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What changes they plan to the arrangements for the involvement of members of the judiciary on the Criminal Justice Consultative Council and the Area Criminal Justice Liaison Committees.
The Minister of State, Home Office (Earl Ferrers)
Following consultation with the Lord Chief Justice, we have agreed that Lord Justice Farquharson will become chairman of the Criminal Justice Consultative Council with immediate effect. Judges will also chair the 24 Area Criminal Justice Liaison Committees which will meet initially in the autumn.