HC Deb 23 January 1998 vol 304 c695W
Mr. Beith

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to introduce national standards for the supervision of serious sexual offenders; and if he will make a statement. [25051]

Ms Quin

I am awaiting the report of a recent thematic inspection by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation on the role of the probation service in protecting the public from sex offenders; and will consider what further guidance or standards might be useful in the light of the report's conclusions.

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