HC Deb 05 July 1993 vol 228 c10W
Mr. Richards

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether officers of the North Wales police force will be equipped with side-handled extendable batons for the purpose of testing their effectiveness; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Charles Wardle

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to a question by the hon. Member for Cardiff, South and Penarth (Mr. Michael) on 21 June at column2.