HC Deb 17 May 1968 vol 764 c290W
Mr. William Price

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of prisoners granted parole had been convicted of offences involving violence and sex, respectively.

Mr. Elystan Morgan

Up to 14th May my right hon. Friend had, on the recommendation of the Parole Board, approved parole in 461 cases. Of these 23 per cent. were serving sentences for offences involving violence and 7 per cent. for sexual offences.