§ Mr. Nicholas Brown
asked the Attorney-General if he will publish in the Official Report a copy of the Lord Chancellor's recent comments on the sentencing policies of the magistrates' bench in Newcastle upon Tyne.
§ The Solicitor-General
The Lord Chancellor's recent speech had no direct reference to the sentencing policies of the magistrates' bench in Newcastle upon Tyne as such. The entire speech was circulated to a number of national and professional journals, and to theNewcastle Journal, but I am arranging to send the hon. Gentleman a copy in the hope that he may find it interesting.