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Roy Mason on Bennett Report

Title
Roy Mason on Bennett Report
Genre
Speech
TX Date
16 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:45
Description
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Roy Mason on the results and recommendations of the Bennett Report, which investigated reports of injuries sustained by prisoners while in police custody. Mason says the Government will adopt the practice of placing CCTV cameras inside interrogation rooms and will allow future prisoners access to their lawyers every 48 hours.
Contributors
Roy Mason
Keywords
Injuries; Reports; Northern Ireland; Police; Rights of prisoners; Policing practice; Interviews; Police management; Prisoners; RUC; Solicitors; Closed circuit television; Bennett Report

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