HC Deb 06 April 1950 vol 473 c205W
Mr. Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give figures indicating how the incidence of juvenile delinquency has increased or decreased in 1949, as compared with 1948.

Mr. McNeil

The number of charges proved against children and young persons in Scotland in 1949 was 16,614, a reduction of 10.7 per cent. in the figure of 18,614 for 1948.

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