§ Lord Brougham and Vaux
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the special arrangements made for noble Lords to visit prisoners apply also to members of their staff or other persons who may wish to accompany them.
The Minister of State, Home Office (The Earl of Caithness)
The arrangements in question are personal to noble Lords and to honourable and right honouralbe Members of the other place, and will only be extended to members of their staff or anyone else if the responsible Minister is satisfied that exceptional circumstances make it right to do so.