§ Mr. Hoyle
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what factors prevented the implementation of circular instruction 3/1978 at Risley remand centre during 3,680,000 1987; and what steps have been taken to ensure that future Home Office circular instructions will be fully implemented at Risley remand centre.761W
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
This was essentially a management failure exacerbated by local staffing and training difficulties.
The present governor is fully aware of his responsibility for implementing departmental instructions and the regional office will monitor their implementation in the normal course of management.