HC Deb 18 November 1957 vol 578 cc11-2W
Dr. D. Johnson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of convictions for the latest convenient year under Section 56 (i) (a) of the Mental Deficiency Act, 1913, for having carnal knowledge of a mental defective.

Mr. R. A. Butler

In 1956 sixteen persons were convicted of this offence.