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Remands In Custody

Volume 885: debated on Monday 27 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, of the 1,712 persons in custody who have been convicted and were awaiting sentence on 31st December 1974, how many have been on remand before trial for (a) 1 to 3 month, (b) 3 to 6 months, (c) 6 to 9 months, (d) 9 to 12 months, and (e) over 12 months; and how many, once convicted, have been awaiting sentences for (a) 1 week to 1 month, (b) 1 to 2 months, (c) 2 to 3 months, and (d) 3 months and over.

I regret that this information is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.