HC Deb 18 November 1969 vol 791 cc283-4W
Mr. Brookes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will list in the OFFICIAL REPORT those crimes for which a guilty person can still be executed.

Mr. Elystan Morgan

In England and Wales the death penalty still applies to offences of treason under the Treason Acts; piracy with violence under the Piracy Act, 1837; arson in dockyards and arsenals under the Dockyards etc. Protection Act, 1772; and certain naval and military offences under the Navy Discipline Act, 1957, the Army Act, 1955. and the Air Force Act, 1955.