§ Mr. David Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to introduce regulations to establish a framework for the determination of prison staff's pay under the terms of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. 
§ Mr. McLeish
This matter is under consideration. In Scotland, discussions between management and unions in the Prison Service have been taking place on what conciliation/mediation arrangements might be appropriate, should there be a failure to reach agreement on pay.