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Part of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 20th March 2012.

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Photo of Baroness Northover Baroness Northover Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development) 6:45 pm, 20th March 2012

I understand the noble Baroness's point. I was trying to indicate that a number of organisations are closely involved in such cases. Their information is extremely useful to the Government because they are often closer. However, the Government have picked up on the concerns, which has led them to decide that they need a consultation on the operation of the bailiffs system. I hope that she will be reassured by that government involvement in trying to take that matter forward.

Amendment 152ZA agreed.

Schedule 9 : Changes to powers to make suspended sentence orders: consequential and transitory provision

Amendment 152ZB

Moved by Lord McNally

152ZB: Schedule 9, page 199, line 19, leave out paragraph 20