§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to create a post of a prisons or prisoners' ombudsman; and if he will make a statement.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Proposals to revise the procedures under which prisoners in Scotland are able to make requests and complaints and to air grievances were226W
§ Mr. Stewart
My right hon. Friend met the convention on 18 January as part of the normal consultation on local government finance matters. Further such meetings will be held later this year on dates to be arranged.