HC Deb 01 February 1965 vol 705 c219W
Sir Richard Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons have been executed in the United Kingdom for offences other than murder in the 25 years to the last convenient date.

Sir F. Soskice

In the years 1940–1964 17 persons were executed in Great Britain after conviction by a civil court of an offence other than murder. Two had been convicted of treason, and 15 of an offence under the Treachery Act, 1940. There was also one execution in Great Britain of a person convicted by court martial of an offence under the Treachery Act.