§ 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.