§ 74. Mr. WEDGWOOD
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of male and female prisoners, respectively, who have come under the Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill-Health) Act; and how often each has been released and rearrested?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. McKenna)
Forty-three women have been released under the Act. Of these seventeen have not been rearrested, one voluntarily returned to prison, eight have been rearrested once, ten twice, one three times, four four times, and two five times. The number of men released under the Act is six. Of these three have not been rearrested, one has been rearrested once, and two twice.