§ Mr. Tom Clarke
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met the governor of each Scottish penal establishment; and what matters were discussed in each case.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
My right hon. and learned Friend last met the governors in charge of all Scottish penal establishments on 25 January 1988. He delivered an address setting out his policies on penal issues and the future of the Scottish Prison Service. This formed the basis for subsequent questions and discussion.