HC Deb 04 December 1964 vol 703 cc927-8

Bill to abolish capital punishment in the case of persons convicted in Great Britain of murder or convicted of murder or a corresponding offence by court-martial and, in connection therewith, to make further provision for the punishment of persons so convicted, presented by Mr. Sydney Silverman; supported by Mr. Humphry Berkeley, Mrs. Braddock, Mr. Christopher Chataway, Mr. Michael Foot, Sir Geoffrey de Freitas, Mr. Leslie Hale, Mr. Stan Newens, Mr. Paget, Mr. Shinwell, Mr. Jeremy Thorpe, and Mrs. Shirley Williams; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Monday next and to be printed. [Bill 42.]