§ Mr. Thorne
asked the Home Secretary how Stanley Thurston broke out of Dartmoor Prison on Tuesday last; how many times he has been convicted; how many times he has broken out of gaol; and the longest time he was at liberty?
§ Mr. Peake
The circumstances of this man's escape on 25th March are under in- 867W quiry. He has been convicted eight times for house breaking and similar offences. He has twice escaped from prison previously. On the first occasion, he was recaptured on the following day; on the second, he remained at large for six months.