HC Deb 24 February 1947 vol 433 c251W
Mr. J. Evans

asked the Secretary of State for War how many prisoners of war ate now housed in the prisoners-of-war

Murders known to police. Numbers for trial.
Total Not tried. Acquitted. Guilty but insane. Convicted and sentenced to death
No prosecution. Insane on arraignment.
M. F. M. F. M. F. M. F. M. F. M. F.
164 52 12 1 8 4 3 11 11 7 29

Mr. Paton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give for the year 1946, for England and Wales, the names and ages of all persons condemned to death for murder; the names, dates and prisons of execution of all persons executed for murder; and the names of those reprieved.

Mr. Ede

Thirty persons were condemned to death on conviction of murder in 1946. Nineteen have been executed, TO, including one person certified as insane subsequently to conviction, were reprieved, and one case is still under consideration. I am sending my hon. Friend the other particulars for which he asks.