HC Deb 07 July 1961 vol 643 c163W
Mr. A. Brown

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children under the ages of 15, 16, and 17 years, respectively, were remanded to prison, instead of to remand homes or centres, during the period from 1st January to 30th June, 1961, giving separately the figures for boys and girls.

Mr. R. A. Butler

There were 27 boys under 15, 111 under 16 and 329 under 17. The figures for girls were none, 4 and 16 respectively.