HC Deb 17 April 1929 vol 227 cc245-6
23. Mr. DAY

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of persons in England and Wales who have been found by coroners' verdicts to have committed suicide, for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date, giving the numbers of men and women separately?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir William Joynson-Hicks)

For the 12 months ended 31st December, 1928, 3,381 males and 1,464 females.


If I put down a question as to the number of those who committed suicide by gas, can the right hon. Gentleman give me an answer?


I will endeavour to do so.