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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 17 October (HL1733), notwithstanding the sentencing discretion of the courts, whether they plan to create any additional types of non-custodial sentences, such as enhanced community service, in the interests of reducing prison overcrowding and re-offending; and what discussions they have had on this issue with relevant voluntary organisations.
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