§ 64. Mr. Foot
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of persons acquitted at courts of assize or quarter sessions in each year since 1952, and the number of cases in each year in which an order has been made under Section 1 (1) (b) of the Costs in Criminal Cases Act, 1952, for the payment out of local funds of the costs of the defence.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The number of persons acquitted at courts of assize and
DISTRIBUTION OF DISTINCTION AWARDS IN CERTAIN SPECIALTIES BETWEEN CONSULTANTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES, 31ST DECEMBER, 1958 Specialty Number of consultants Awards A B C Total General medicine … … 838 61 155 259 475 General surgery … … 862 59 144 256 459 Mental health … … 631 7 23 63 93 Note: Consultants practising in more than one specialty are counted in both.