§ Mr. Laurence Robertson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to publish a White Paper on Police reform; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. John Denham
[holding answer 11 March 2002]: The white paper "Policing A New Century: A Blueprint for Reform" was published on 5 December 2001. My right hon. Friend, the Home Secretary, made a statement in the House.