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Attendance Centre Orders (Reconvictions)

Volume 931: debated on Saturday 5 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average number of persons made the subject of a senior attendance centre order who are reconvicted in the following three years.

Research into persons who completed attendance centre orders in the period 1962 to 1965 found that about 30 per cent. were reconvicted within three years. Information relating to years later than 1965 could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.