§ 32. Ms Beverley Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent discussions he has had about reforming police disciplinary procedures; and when he proposes to implement changes. 
§ Mr. Michael
I have regular discussions with the police staff associations and other interested parties. As my right hon. Friend announced to the House on 23 March 1998,Official Report, columns 21–24, new police discipline procedures will come into effect on 1 April 1999.