HC Deb 11 March 1948 vol 448 cc176-7W
77. Mr. L. Hutchinson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if his attention has been drawn to the practice at Homelea Remand Home, Booths-town, of depriving boys of their pudding, and other meals, as a punishment for getting their sums wrong; and if he approves of this practice.

Mr. Ede

My attention was drawn to a Press report to this effect, and immediate inquiry was made. I am satisfied that no such practice exists.

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