HC Deb 06 November 1947 vol 443 c246W
95. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many murders were known to the police to have been committed in England and Wales during the years 1946 and 1947 up to the present; how many persons were tried for them; how many found guilty; how many sentenced to death; how many were executed; and how many were reprieved.

Mr. Ede

The answer is as follows: