HC Deb 22 April 1971 vol 815 c409W
10. Mr. Scott-Hopkins

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons in 1969–70, having served their sentences in Borstal institutions, were convicted of further offences within 12 months of their release.

Mr. Carlisle

During 1969, 5,520 persons were released from borstals in England and Wales. 3,608 of them, or 65 per cent., had been reconvicted by the end of 1970.