§ Mr. T. Macpherson
asked the Secretary of State for War how many non-commissioned officers and men are at present serving sentences in detention, both at home and abroad.
§ Mr. Bellenger
No non-commissioned officers are serving sentences in detention. The number of other ranks serving in military prisons and detention barracks at home at the end of October was 1,371, and in military prisons and detention barracks overseas 1,422, a total of 2,793. In addition 1,570 were serving sentences in civil prisons in this country.