HC Deb 23 March 1999 vol 328 cc144-5W
Mr. McNamara

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if she will update her answer of 3 November 1998,Official Report, column 488, on prisoners to indicate how many prisoners applied to the Prison Sentence Review Commission for an accelerated release date by 31 December 1998; in how many cases the Commission made a determination; and for unsuccessful applications, what reasons were given. [78158]

Mr. Ingram

[holding answer 22 March 1999]: Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Sentence Review Commissioners. I have asked them to arrange for a reply to be given.