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Juvenile Remands

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many juveniles were remanded or committed to prisons or remand centres in 1979; in how many of these cases the juvenile was found not guilty or the case was not proceeded with; and in how many cases the juvenile was given a non-custodial sentence.

Information on the ultimate disposal of juveniles received on remand is published annually in "Prison Statistics England and Wales"—tables 2·1 and 2·2 of the volume for 1978, Cmnd. 7626. Figures for 1979 are not yet available.