HC Deb 16 December 1960 vol 632 c88W
Mr. A. Brown

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty how many Royal Navy personnel under the age of 21 years have been found guilty before a naval court of desertion during the period 1st January, 1959, to 30th September, 1960; and how many of them have been first discharged from the Service and then sentenced, respectively, to a period of detention, or to a term of imprisonment for the desertion offence, to be served in a civil prison.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

It has not been possible to obtain in time all the information necessary to answer this Question. I will write to the hon. Gentleman as soon as it becomes available.