HC Deb 17 May 1934 vol 289 c1918

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if the departmental committee on the employment of prisoners has presented its report; and, if so, what is the nature of such report?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir John Gilmour)

The committee have submitted a report dealing with the first part of their terms of reference, namely, the methods of employing prisoners, and this report was presented to Parliament and published in November last (Cmd. 4462). They are still investigating the second question which they were asked to consider, namely, that of assisting prisoners to find employment on discharge