§ Mr. Merchant
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the recent report by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary on information technology provision in the Metropolitan police. 
§ Mr. Maclean
Yes. I have today placed in the Library a note of the recommendations from the report, together with the commissioner's response and the police authority responses, which take into account the advice my right hon. and learned Friend and I have received from the Metropolitan Police Committee.