§ Mr. Ruane
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to issue a pardon for James Hanratty. 
§ Mr. Michael
My right hon. Friend has no current plans to issue a pardon for James Hanratty. Representations on the case of James Hanratty have been passed to the Criminal Cases Review Commission for its consideration and it will be for it to decide if the case should be referred to the Court of Appeal.