§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
On 1st April, 1929, there were in prison 32 County Court debtors and two High Court debtors. There were also 713 persons committed by Courts of Summary Jurisdiction in default of payment of certain arrears (i.e. 391 wife maintenance, 235 affiliation orders, three industrial school contributions) or of certain other payments (i.e. of rates 68, Income Tax two; sums due under the Poor Law 14).