HC Deb 06 July 1903 vol 124 c1373

Address for "Return of the number of cases within the Metropolitan Police District, the West Riding of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Durham, in which persons convicted of first offences have, by reason of their youth or the trivial nature of the offence, been released under recognisances on probation of good conduct in the years 1900, 1901, and 1902, under The Probation of First Offenders Act, 1887; and of the number of cases in which such persons have been called upon to appear to receive judgment, or are known to have been subsequently convicted of a fresh offence (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper, No. 348, of Session 1900)."—(Sir Howard Vincent.)