§ 36. Mr. Thorne
asked the Home Secretary how many juveniles have appeared before the West Ham Juvenile Court from 1st January, 1935, to the latest available date; how many were acquitted; how many dismissed on payment of costs; how many put on probation; and how many sent to approved schools?
§ Sir S. Hoare
As the answer contains a table of figures I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the Official Report.
§ Following is the answer:
§ I am informed by the clerk to the justices that the number of children and young persons brought before the West Ham Juvenile Court during the period 1st January, 1935, to 30th June, 1939, either as offenders or as being in need of care or protection was 1,477. I am also informed that they were dealt with as follows:
|Dismissed under the Probation of Offenders Act, 1907, with or without costs||918|
|Placed on probation under the Probation of Offenders Act, 1907||293|
|Placed under supervision under Section 62 of the Children and Young Persons Act, 1933||15|
|Committed to the care of a Fit Person||22|
|Parents bound over||4|
|Adjourned sine die||5|
|Sent to Approved Schools||138|