HC Deb 13 March 1997 vol 292 cc274-5W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 27 February,Official Report, columns 288–89, if he will review the use of video-recorded closed circuit television in the legal visit facilities at special secure units. [19909]

Miss Widdecombe

Responsibility for this matter has been delegated to the Director General of the Prison Service, who has been asked to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from A. J. Pearson to Mr. Tam Dalyell, dated 13 March 1997: The Home Secretary has asked me, in the absence of the Director General from the office, to reply to your recent Question about video recorded CCTV in the legal visits facility in Special Secure Units. There are no plans to review this arrangement.