§ 41. Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will review the(a) powers and (b) accountability of sheriffs and under-sheriffs. 
§ Mr. Streeter
In view of the decision that the next stages in the civil enforcement agents review should focus on the conduct of certificated and private bailiffs, as announced by my hon. Friend the Member for Brecon and Radnor (Mr. Evans) on 2 April 1996,Official Report, column 87, no review of the powers or accountability of high sheriffs, under-sheriffs and sheriffs officers is planned at this time.