Clause 290 - Report on exercise of powers

Part of Proceeds of Crime Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 6:30 pm ar 8 Ionawr 2002.

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 6:30, 8 Ionawr 2002

If things have moved on, obviously I will. I am also prepared to listen to any suggestions that the hon. Gentleman has about the structure. If he wishes to feed those in, either now or on Report, I will be happy to listen to him. As I have tried to tell him, it is not our intention to be secretive. We do not think that a full-time post is justified, and we require someone with some judicial experience, so the post may be appropriate for a retired judge. If we clarify our thoughts before Report, I will give the hon. Gentleman the benefit of our decisions.