Harry Hammond

Home Department written question – answered at on 9 May 2006.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 18 April 2006, Official Report, column 320W, on Mr. Harry Hammond, if he will posthumously strike Mr. Hammond's conviction from the public record.

Photo of Gerry Sutcliffe Gerry Sutcliffe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Mr. Hammond was convicted by a court of law and only a court can quash that conviction. It is open to the relatives of Mr. Hammond to seek to bring a late appeal or to seek the assistance of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

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