asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why, on the reasons for granting bail form required under the Bail Act, it does not state on the defendant's copy the penalties for failing to appear; and if he will consider making the relevant changes in the form at the earliest opportunity.
I fully accept the importance of warning a person who is granted bail of the penalties for absconding. The courts, the police and prison governors have been asked to ensure that an explanation of the penalties is given
|REMANDS INTO CUSTODY OF THOSE AGED 14 TO 16 BY STATUS AND TYPE OF ESTABLISHMENT|
|Initially received untried||Initially received convicted unsentenced|
|Year||Local prison||Remand centre||Local prison||Remand centre|