HC Deb 08 March 1945 vol 408 c2207
22. Commander Locker-Lampson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons under 21 years of age have been hanged for murder since the year 1900 and how many of these were women.

Mr. H. Morrison

Since 1900 the sentence of death has been carried out in the case of 28 persons under the age of 21 convicted of murder, none of whom was a woman.

Commander Locker-Lampson

Might I on this occasion thank my right hon. Friend for his clemency and—

Hon. Members