asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons are serving custodial sentences for (a) murder, (b) other homicide offences, (c) crimes of violence other than homicide and (d) all other offences, (i) at the latest available date and (ii) on 31 December 1966.
The latest available information is given in the following table; comparable figures are not available for 31 December 1966.
Sentenced Population of Prison Department Establishments in England and Wales on 31 January 1982 by Offence Group
|Other homicide and attempted homicide||600|
|Other violence against the person||4,500|
|Offence not recorded||1,900|
* Components do not add to the total because they have been rounded independently.