HC Deb 06 February 1956 vol 548 c157W
Mr. Body

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reprieved murderers have been released since 1930 after serving a term of imprisonment; and how many of them have been subsequently convicted of a second murder.

Major Lloyd-George

Between 1st January, 1931, and 31st December, 1955, two hundred and ten persons who had been convicted of murder, sentenced to death, and later reprieved, were released on licence from prison. Of these, one has since been convicted of murder.

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