§ Mr. Warbey
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many persons are at present in custody in the prison in St. Helena; how many of them are of non-indigenous origin; and, in the case of the latter category, from what countries or territories they originate.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 6th February, 1957; Vol. 564, c. 61–2], supplied the following information:
There are no prisoners in common gaols in St. Helena. Three prisoners are at present in a special gaol, having been removed from Bahrain recently under the Colonial Prisoners Removal Act, 1869.