asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the total number of prisoners per year who receive parole and are paroled to the care of probation officers.
Prisoners are not at present released on parole except for certain temporary purposes. Provisional figures of those released on licence during 1964 are a follows—
|Detention during Her Majesty's Pleasure||2||0|
|Imprisonment—persons under 21 when sentenced||1,272||60|