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Remanded Persons

Volume 984: debated on Friday 9 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were remanded or committed in custody in 1979; and of these, how many were under 17 years of age.

Information on the number of those 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.