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Custodial Sentences

Volume 33: debated on Thursday 2 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what are the ages. locations, offences and times spent in custody of each of the two 14 to 16-year-old boys given an immediate prison sentence for vagrancy in 1981;(2) what are the ages, locations, offences and times spent in custody of the two 17 to 20-year-old girls given an immediate prison sentence in 1981 for vagrancy;

(3) what are the ages and length of time spent in prison of the six women sentenced to immediate imprisonment in 1981 for vagrancy and the four imprisoned for fine defaults;

(4) if he will set out the ages, prison in which held and length of time spent in custody of each of the 28 men aged 60 years and over given individual sentences of imprisonment in 1981 for vagrancy;

(5) how long each of the 24 14 to 16-year-old boys spent in custody, who were found not guilty or not proceeded with in 1981 and yet who had been held on remand in custody;

(6) how long each of the 53 14 to 16-year-old girls given a non-custodial sentence in 1981 spent in custody after being held on remand in custody. Mr. Mayhew: We shall reply as soon as possible.