HC Deb 08 December 1955 vol 547 cc85-6W
Mr. Lewis

asked the Prime Minister whether he will move to appoint a Select Committee to consider the advisability or otherwise of the abolition of the death penalty and to advise accordingly.

The Prime Minister

No. I do not think that this problem is one on which a Select Committee could throw any further light. A great deal of material on the subject has been assembled and it is now a matter of forming a judgment on the basis of that material.

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