§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total expenditure of his Department on promoting the rights of suspects under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 since the coming into force of the Act and for each subsequent year.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
The approximate expenditure incurred in distributing to police forces new or revised versions of the codes of practice required under section 66 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and notices to detained persons required under paragraph 3.2 of code C was as follows: 627W
£ 1985 33,700 1986 2,000 1988 14,600 1991 138,300 1992 1— 1 No expenditure.