Crime and Society: Lord Birt's Advisory Role

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:40 pm on 31st January 2001.

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Photo of Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Bassam of Brighton Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office 2:40 pm, 31st January 2001

My Lords, all new thinking that comes forward will be taken together in the round. Robin Auld's review of the criminal courts and John Halliday's review of our sentencing framework are matters which bear to be considered together because they inform the way we look at the criminal justice system.