§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to alter the composition and membership of prison visiting committees; and if he will make a statement.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The draft revised Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Rules issued for consultation last September included proposals to change the size of, and local authority representation on, the visiting committees for Scottish adult penal establishments. We are still considering all the comments received, but new rules will be laid before Parliament in the next few months.263W
§ Mr. Bill Walker
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what was the cost to Grampian, Tayside, Highland and Strathclyde regions in 1979, 1989 and 1992 and the latest available date for police involved in mountain area search and rescue activity;
(2) what is the cost per hour of police in Grampian, Tayside, Highland and Strathclyde regions when engaged in mountain search and rescue duty.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Information relating to the cost of police involvement in mountain search and rescue is not recorded by Tayside, Highland and Strathclyde regional councils. The approximate, estimated costs for this activity in Grampiam are not available for 1979 and 1989. Those for 1992 and 1993 are estimated at £3,000—cost per hour 10.71—and £2,500—cost per hour £11.36—respectively.
§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the members of the prison visiting committees, the names of the appointing authorities and tenure of appointments.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The information is set out in the table. Tenure of appointment to the visiting committee is four years.
Establishment and name Appointing authority Aberdeen J. A. Proctor Moray District Ms Y. Allan Aberdeen District A. Dow Aberdeen District M. Burnett Grampian Region K. A. Forbes Grampian Region Miss M. Urquhart, OBE Grampian Region J. K. A. Thomanek, FRSA, JP Grampian Region A. Dunlop Highland Region I. M. Frain Kincardine and Deeside District W. Johnston, MBE, JP Tayside Region J. Lawrence Gordon District J. Mair Banff and Buchan District Barlinnie G. McElroy, BA, JP Strathclyde Region R. Campbell Strathclyde Region Ms C. Lyon Strathclyde Region R. McGerty Strathclyde Region J. McGuire, JP Strathclyde Region K. Murray Strathclyde Region A. McGhee Strathclyde Region E. Torrance Cumnock and Doon Valley District Ms Y. Anderson Glasgow District A. McCartney Glasgow District C. McDonach Glasgow District Baillie D. Murphy Glasgow District J. Baker Strathkelvin District M. Bissett Falkirk District Provost E. Cairns, MA, JP Monklands District Provost Mrs. J. Cameron, JP Bearsden and Milngavie District G. Steven Cunninghame District T. Craig, JP Clydesdale District Ms A. Dickson Stirling District W. Hanlon Lothian Region W. McAdam Clackmannan District J. McAllister, JP Clydebank District Ms C. Lawson Renfrew District E. Griffin Cumbernauld and Kilsyth District D. Morrison Inverclyde District M. Rooney Hamilton District I. Simpson Eastwood District J. Thomson, JP Argyll and Bute District Mrs. S. M. Duke Central Region J. Docherty East Kilbride District Ms B. Campbell Kyle and Carrick District S. McCallum Dumbarton District
Establishment and name Appointing authority Mrs. M. Scanlon Tayside Region W. Graham Motherwell District J. Anderson, JP Kilmarnock and Louden District Cornton Vale Mrs. H. Wright Dundee District Vacant Dundee District Mrs. B. D. Baker Borders Region P. Fishbourne Borders Region J. Davidson Falkirk District Mrs. F. E. Duncan Tayside Region A.W. Shand Tayside Region Mrs. L. Graham Tayside Region Mrs. M. J. Fitzpatrick Central Region W. R. McAdam Central Region Mrs. H. Livingstone Central Region T. S. Sinclair Central Region Mrs. V. Gemmell Fife Region Mrs. E. Riches Fife Region Mrs. H. Graham Lothian Region Ms J. Mitchell Lothian Region J. Stephenson Lothian Region Ms B. Holliday Stirling Region Mrs. M. Brisley Stirling Region A. McGarrity Glasgow District Ms J. Andrews Glasgow District D. Bowman Glasgow District Mrs. B. McGeechan Strathclyde Region Mrs. Y. Robertson Strathclyde Region J. McGuire, JP Strathclyde Region Mrs. M. Smith Strathclyde Region Ms T. McNally Clackmannan District Ms S. Dalgety Edinburgh District E. T. McLaughlin, JP: Edinburgh District Dumfries E. Gray Strathclyde Region B. Caldow Stewartry District W. Carmichael, JP Nithsdale District Mrs. H. Cross Nithsdale District J. M. Dowson Dumfries and Galloway Region P. B. Walker Wigtown District Mrs. S. M. Howat Dumfries and Galloway Region Mrs. C. M. Hyslop Dumfries and Galloway Region Mrs. J. M. McMurdo Dumfries and Galloway Region I. A. Pennie Dumfries and Galloway Region T. G. A. Russell Annandale and Eskdale District Dungavel G. McKillop East Kilbride District Mrs. A. Reid East Kilbride District J. Baillie Strathclyde Region A. McGhee Strathclyde Region P. Walters Strathclyde Region J. McGuigan Strathclyde Region F. McAveety Glasgow District Baillie J. Moynes Glasgow District R. McFarlane Tayside District E. Read Fife Region J. Wesley Lothian Region C. W. Davidson Lothian Region Mrs. E. D. Kennedy Central Region Edinburgh D. K. Swan, JP Berwickshire District Ms A. D. Burnett Borders Region A. J. C. Hewat Borders Region W. Lamb Borders Region J. A. R. Scott, JP Borders Region J. Culliven Tayside Region W. Drummond, JP Lothian Region E. B. Fallon Lothian Region H. D. Fraser, MBE Lothian Region Ms J. M. Mitchell Lothian Region T. V. Ponton Lothian Region J. Sibbald West Lothian District Mrs. H. Livingstone Central Region M. Moore Midlothian District
Establishment and name Appointing authority Mrs. E. J. McFee Fife Region Ms A. Smith Fife Region C. Stanfield Fife Region J. McGuire Strathclyde Region P. O'Donnell East Lothian District A. J. H. Squair Roxburgh District P. Schofield Tweeddale District Mrs N. J. R. Bryson Ettrick and Lauderdale District Ms I. Kitson Edinburgh District D. Cruickshanks Edinburgh District D. H. Brown, JP Edinburgh District Glenochil G. MacDiarmid Glasgow Central J. Cameron Dunfermline District D. Stewart Clackmannan District Vacant Clackmannan District W. Dunn Edinburgh District J. Johnston Falkirk District Mrs. H. Wright Dundee District Mrs. F. E. M. Davidson Central Region W. T. Dickson Central Region I. S. Millar Central Region Mrs. C. M. Organ Central Region D. Bryson Central Region I. Martin Stirling District W. Clarke Fife Region M. E. Read Fife Region W. Hanlon Lothian Region T. K. Kinder Lothian Region J. McGuigan, JP Strathclyde Region E. Gray, JP Strathclyde Region J. Whittet Tayside Region J. Mathers Tayside Region W. S. Courts Perth and Kinross District Inverness L. Fraser Nairn District P. Fulton Skye and Lochalsh District Mrs. C. A. Hutchison Badenoch and Strathspey District A. I. MacDonald Caithness District I. Thorner, DL, JP Lochaber District D. I. MacRae Sutherland District Mrs. M. C. Doyle Inverness District Mrs. J. Wyatt Inverness District W. A. Smith Ross and Cromarty District R. J. Laing, JP Grampian Region Mrs. I. C Rhind Highland Region N. J. O. Graham Highland Region J. S. Munro Highland Region A. Murray Highland Region Low Moss E. Devine Glasgow District Baillie C. Robertson Glasgow District Vacant Glasgow District J. Barker Strathkelvin District W. Hendry Strathkelvin District Ms A. Jarvis Strathkelvin District S. Gilmore Strathclyde Region K. Moody Strathclyde Region T. Rae Strathclyde Region J. McMurdo Fife Region W. Drummond Lothian Region Noranside C. Hebenton, JP Strathclyde Region J. Collins Strathclyde Region R. G. S. McFarlane Tayside Region W. McCormack Tayside Region H. S. Arbuthnot Tayside Region W. A. West Tayside Region Mrs. D. Pattulo Tayside Region D. McGrouther Lothian Region C. S. Meldrum Angus District D. Myles Angus District B. R. Balcombe Grampian Region D. Bryson Central Region
Establishment and name Appointing authority Penninghame W. G. Carmichael, JP Nithsdale District B. Caldow Stewarty District H. Lawson Annandale/Eskdale District R. J. Higgins Dumfries and Galloway District D. Fulton Dumfries and Galloway District A. Nisbet Dumfries and Galloway District N. M. Parker Dumfries and Galloway District Mrs. C. M. Hyslop Dumfries and Galloway District W. Service Wigtown District The Countess of Stair Wigtown District C. King Grampian Region R. Muir Lothian Region J. Taylor Strathclyde Region Mrs. F. Duncan Tayside Region Perth R. Hall Tayside Region Mrs. M. Lennie Tayside Region A. H. Brown Tayside Region S. Butcher Tayside Region Mrs. F. E. Duncan Tayside Region J. E. Mathers Tayside Region W. West Tayside Region Mrs. M. Martin Tayside Region C. S. B. Meldrum Angus District J. G. Lewis, JP Kirkcaldy District P. G. Hughes Dunfermline District P. C Douglas North East Fife District G. Mason Dundee District D. Cowan Dundee District J. McNicoll Perth and Kinross District D. Scott Perth and Kinross District F. Saunders Central Region P. Tempest Fife Region S. Baker Fife Region L. B. Lindsay Lothian Region J. Reddin Strathclyde Region A. McGowan, BEM Strathclyde Region Peterhead A. P. McLean Aberdeen District I. M. Frain Kincardine and Deeside District J. Wilson Moray District W. Stuart Lothian Region G. G. Lumsden Gordon District K. Benzie Grampian Region Mrs. M. Morrell Grampian Region M. C. Howe Grampian Region J. R. Lamond Grampian Region A. McGowan, BEM Strathclyde Region G. McElroy, JP Strathclyde Region N. Cowie, OBE Banff and Buchan District Mrs. N. Godsman Banff and Buchan District W. Johnston, MBE, JP Tayside Region Shotts M. Adam Glasgow District S. MacQuarrie Glasgow District P. McCafferty Central Region F. Gormill Motherwell District J. Robertson Motherwell District Mrs. A. Smith Fife Region W. Drummond, JP Lothian Region J. W. Wasley Lothian Region C. B. Hebenton, JP Strathclyde Region R. Marshall Strathclyde Region G. McElroy, JP Strathclyde Region K. Murray Strathclyde Region H. Connelly Tayside Region