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Bailed Persons

Volume 932: debated on Friday 20 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will institute an inquiry into the number and nature of offences committed by persons remanded on bail for the various types of more serious offences.

When the Bail Act 1976 comes into force more data will gradually become available, and we will consider then what studies can be undertaken into offences committed by persons remanded on bail.