MR. POWELL-WILLIAMS (Birmingham, S.)
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether he has any objection to lay upon the Table of the House a Return showing all cases in England and Wales and Ireland respectively, during each of the two years 1880 and 1886, in which a verdict of wilful murder was returned by a Coroner's Jury, but in which no one has subsequently been convicted of the crime, giving similar information as respects Scotland in cases where the Procurator Fiscal has reported to the Crown Agent that a murder appears to have been committed?
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. MATTHEWS) (Birmingham, E.)
, in reply, said, if the hon. Gentleman moved for such a Return, there could be no objection to granting it.