HC Deb 03 February 1993 vol 218 cc225-6W
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 were

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.