HC Deb 24 March 2003 vol 402 cc22-3W
22. Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will bring forward proposals for a Sentencing Guidelines Council; and if he will make a statement on its likely composition. [104128]

Hilary Benn

We are continuing to reflect on the issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Criminal Justice Bill in relation to the composition of the Sentencing Guidelines Council. Any changes would, we anticipate, be introduced at Report Stage.