§ Mr. SAKLATVALA
asked the Home Secretary if his attention has been drawn to the conviction of Percy Gibson to three years' penal servitude at Newcastle Assizes on the 27th February; and, seeing that the man was charged with a misdemeanour and a felony, and was found not guilty of the felony and guilty of the misdemeanour, will he take steps for the mitigation of the sentence?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
This prisoner has applied to the Court of Criminal Appeal for leave to appeal against his sentence. Pending the decision of the Court, I can say nothing