§ Mr. MacArthur
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many youths between the ages of 17 and 21 years were convicted in England and Wales during 1961 of crimes of violence against the person; and what proportion of these were committed to detention centres and other penal institutions, respectively.
§ Mr. Fletcher-Cooke
This information is expected to be available in about three weeks' time and I shall then write to my hon. Friend.