§ 6. Lieut - Commander KENWORTHY
asked the Home Secretary how many persons are undergoing penal servitude at the present time, and the corresponding figure at an approximately similar date in 1917 and 1907, respectively?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
1,473 persons are now undergoing penal servitude in this country. On 26th June, 1917, the number was 1,392 and on 26th March, 1907, it was 3,038.