§ 58. Mr. Edward Lyons
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will introduce legislation to repeal Section 34 of the Prisons Act, 1877.
§ Mr. Maudling
These provisions are now in Section 38 of the Prisons Act, 1952. The possible repeal of this Section will be considered in consultation with the local authority associations when a suitable opportunity arises for amending legislation.