To ask the Solicitor-General if she will list those individuals and organisations (a) to whom (i) her Department, (ii) its executive agencies and (iii) the non-departmental public bodies for which her Department is responsible sent a copy of the consultation "Deaths in custody: a review of the role and practices of the Crown Prosecution Service": a consultation paper, and (b) from whom each received a response.
An initial consultation paper for the "Deaths in Custody: A review of the role and practices of the Crown Prosecution Service" was sent to 151 people at the end of April 2002. 37 Consultees responded.
An all-day seminar was held on
Some MPs were consulted, including those on the Home Affairs Select Committee, Joint Human Rights Committee and the Parliamentary Labour Party and Constitutional Affairs Committee. Also consulted were the judiciary, police, prisons, coroners, overseas DPPs, the legal and medical professions, academics, civil liberties groups, victims and interest groups and members of the general public who expressed an interest.
The 18 people who contacted my office agreeing to their contribution to the report being made known are as follows:
|Gerald Butler QC||Counsel|
|Anthony Heaton-Armstrong||Former Chairman of Review of Coroners|
|Louise Christian||Christian Khan|
|Dr. Roy Palmer||HM Coroner, Southern District of Greater London|
|Lindsay Pennell||Victim Support|
|Selena Lynch||Coroner for Inner South District Greater London|
|Lord Campbell of Alloway QC, ERD||—|
|Dr. Margaret Stark||Association of Forensic Physicians (formerly Association of Police Surgeons)|
|Dr. Guy Norfolk||Association of Forensic Physicians|
|Robert Johnson||Anoka County Attorney, US|
|Nogah Ofer||Hickman & Rose|
|Daniel Machover||Hickman & Rose|
|Wendy Towers||PCA (at that time)|
|Kathleen Lowe||Law Society|
|Margaret Warren (for her late husband, Peter Warren)||Member of the public|