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Parkhurst Prison (Lectures)

Volume 235: debated on Wednesday 26 February 1930

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asked the Home Secretary how many convicts under the age of 35 were serving sentences at His Majesty's Convict Prison, Parkhurst, during 1929; how many of these have attended a regular course of educational lectures; what were the subjects dealt with in these lectures; and what were the names and educational qualifications of the lecturers?

299, of whom 60 attended courses of lectures on History and British campaigns given by three officers whose names I will communicate to the hon. Member.