HC Deb 18 July 1994 vol 247 c35W
Mr. Bates

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further steps are being taken to extend his powers to refer unduly lenient sentences to the Court of Appeal.

Mr. Maclean

After the Criminal Justice and Public Order Bill has received Royal Assent, my right hon. and learned Friend intends to make an order extending the scope of the Attorney-General's power so as to include cases of serious fraud.

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