HL Deb 06 July 1995 vol 565 c95WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they can now give a date and place for the first prosecution under the War Crimes Act 1991.

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)

Seven cases are still being closely examined by Leading Counsel and Junior Treasury Counsel, who have recommended certain further urgent inquiries. These are in hand. Decisions will be taken as soon as all relevant matters have been fully considered.