72. Mrs. Jeger
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners, male and female, are serving sentences for offences under Sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act, 1861.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
So far as can he ascertained, sixteen males and twenty-one females are at present serving sentences144W
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
On the assumption that the hon. Member is referring to the loan funds allocated by Government to local authorities, the figures sought are as follows:—
under Section 58 of the Offences Against the Person Act, 1861. One of the females was also committed under Section 59 of the Act.