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Penal Reform

Volume 928: debated on Wednesday 23 March 1977

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Mr. Bruce Grocott accordingly presented a Bill to reduce the size of the prison population by providing for alternatives to custodial sentences and by limiting the offences for which custodial sentences may be awarded; and for connected purposes; and the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 20th May and to be printed. [Bill 91.]