§ Mr. Callaghan
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what grounds convicted prisoners are allowed to receive only one letter every two weeks, save in exceptional cases; and if he will review this policy.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
Apart from other considerations, the need to examine prisoners' correspondence sets a limit to the number of letters which can be allowed. I have, however, recently reviewed the present allowance and hope that some increase may be possible next year.