§ Sir Ivan Lawrence
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what new appointments have been made to the Police Complaints Authority.
§ Mr. Howard
Mr. Anthony Williams MBE and Mr. Linbert Spencer have accepted my predecessor's invitation to serve as members of the Police Complaints Authority. Mr. Williams has retired from the Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and Mr. Spencer is an employment consultant. Mr. Williams and Mr. Spencer will serve for three years, from 24 June 1993 and 26 July 1993 respectively.
§ Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information he has on the number of complaints received by the Police Complaints Authority from and on behalf of children and young people aged under 18 years.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
Responsibility for recording complaints against the police rests with the chief officer of the force concerned. Statistics collected centrally do not show the age of complainants but chief officers have been asked to supply this information from this year.