§ MR. LLOYD MORGAN (Carmarthen, West)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that a prisoner named George Attewell was flogged in Her Majesty's prison at Swansea, in December last, until the blood flowed freely from his back, and that at the end of the flogging he had to be removed to the prison infirmary; and whether, inasmuch as the prisoner was sentenced to a second flogging during the course of his term of imprisonment, and having regard to the above circumstances, he will direct a remission of that part of the sentence.
THE SECRETARY CF STATE FOB THE HOME DEPARTMENT
George Attewell was flogged in December last, 506 but the blood did not flow, and he was not afterwards removed to the prison infirmary. I am not aware of any circumstances which would justify an interference with the sentence.