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Remanded Persons (Glasgow)

Volume 959: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many people remanded in custody in the city of Glasgow during the latest 12-month period for which this information is available were subsequently acquitted of the charges brought.against them or given prison sentences of shorter duration than the time they had already spent in custody; and what proportion of the total number of custodial remand prisoners tried during that year in Glasgow this represents;(2) if he will publish in the

Official Reporta list of all sentences imposed by courts in the city of Glasgow on persons in custodial remand, together with the period of remand imprisonment served in each case up to the date of sentencing, during the latest 12 month period for which figures are available;

(3) how many people were remanded in custody by the courts in the city of Glasgow during each of the last three years for which figures are available; and what proportion of the total number of people charged this represents.