HC Deb 02 February 1961 vol 633 c150W
81. Mr. Gardner

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will refer the question of the penal value of the death sentence to the Barry Committee with a view to the early repeal or amendment of Section 5 of the Homicide Act, 1957.

Mr. R. A. Butler

No. I do not consider that such a reference would be appropriate.

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