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Custodial Remand (Psychiatric And Medical Reports)

Volume 13: debated on Monday 23 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many defendants were remanded in custody for (a) psychiatric reports and (b) other medical reports in 1980; and how many of these subsequently received custodial sentences.

The information available relates to the number of medical reports prepared on persons remanded in custody for reports, and is published annually in "Prison statistics, England and Wales"—table 10.3 of the issue for 1980, Cmnd. 8372.Information on the number of persons who subsequently received custodial sentences is not available.