§ Mr. Tredinnick
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he intends to review the doctrine of minimum force in relation to the actions a home owner may take to protect himself and his property.
§ Mr. Maclean
On 16 November, the Law Commission published the report of its review of offences against the person—Law Com 218, a copy of which is in the Library. The commission's review of the law in this area covers the issues raised in this question. The Government are presently giving careful consideration to the commission's report.