§ Mr. WRIGHT
asked the Secretary for Scotland how many men and women in Glasgow were permitted to use the prison cells, not as prisoners, but through destitution, during the years 1920 to 1923, inclusive, for each year?
No persons other than prisoners have been permitted to use prison cells during the period referred to, but in consequence of destitution the following numbers were given protection in police cells in Glasgow within the dates mentioned:
Year. Males. Females Total. 1920 2206 1458 3664 1921 12766 2457 15223 1922 48167 6428 54595 1923 43654 7944 51598