HC Deb 20 July 2004 vol 424 cc217-8W
Annabelle Ewing

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the forthcoming draft Bill on Corporate Manslaughter is to extend to Scotland. [185162]

Paul Goggins

[holding answer 19 July 2004]: The Government are currently developing their proposals for reforming the law on corporate manslaughter.

We plan to issue a draft Bill before the end of the current session.

Funding commenced in 2000–01. In addition, a total of £732,872 has been provided to Islington police under the Basic Command Unit (BCU) Fund in 2003–04 and 2004–05. The table shows the annual breakdown for each funding stream, giving a total figure of £3,681,651. Future crime reduction funding for individual authorities will be announced in due course.