§ Mr. McDonnell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans the Government have to implement the Home Affairs Committee's recommendations on freemasonry in the police and judiciary (Third report, Session 1996–97, HC 192). 
§ Mr. Michael
I will be writing to the Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee later this month with the Government's response to the Committee's recommendation on freemasonry in the police and judiciary. A copy of my letter will be placed in the Library.