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Young Persons (Remand Statistics)

Volume 972: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many 14 to 16-year-old boys and girls were on remand in (a) remand centres and (b) local prisons at the latest available date.

On 31 August 1979 there were 207 boys aged 14 to 16 on remand in remand centres and 31 on remand in local prisons in England and Wales. The corresponding figures for girls were nine and two.