HC Deb 29 November 1996 vol 286 cc432-3W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many submissions he received on chapter 6 of his White Paper, "Crime and Punishment", Cm 3302; who the submissions were from; how many were(a) in favour and (b) against the Government's proposals; and if he will make a statement. [6323]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 27 November 1996]My right hon. Friend received 29 responses relating to chapter 6 of the Crime and Punishment White Paper, Cm 3302. Those who responded are listed in the table.

I am making arrangements for copies to be made available in the Library of the replies from those respondents who have not asked for confidentiality to be respected.

  • Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland
  • Association of Directors of Social Work
  • Association of Scottish Police Superintendents
  • British Association of Social Workers
  • Council of the Sheriffs' Association
  • District Courts Association
  • Dumfries and Galloway Council
  • Edinburgh Bar Association
  • Faculty of Advocates
  • Falkirk and District Faculty of Solicitors (represented by Nelsons)
  • Glasgow Bar Association
  • Glasgow City Council (Social Work Department)
  • John Carroll, Solicitor
  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Lord Justice Clerk
  • Lord Justice General
  • Professor J. Ross Harper
  • Scottish Consumer Council
  • Scottish Council for Civil Liberties
  • Scottish Grocers' Federation
  • Scottish Law Agents' Society
  • Scottish Legal Action Group
  • Scottish Legal Aid Board
  • Scottish National Party
  • Scottish Police Federation
  • Sheriff J. K. Mitchell (Glasgow and Strathkelvin)
  • Temporary Sheriffs' Association
  • University of Dundee
  • Unwin Rasmusen.