HC Deb 31 March 1971 vol 814 c410W
Mr. Stainton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons have been given suspended sentences under the Criminal Justice Act, 1967; and what number of these persons has eventually been committed to prison for whatever reason.

Mr. Carlisle

In England and Wales in 1968 and 1969 64,171 persons received a suspended sentence of imprisonment, of whom 12,964 had their sentences brought into effect within that period. Statistics for 1970 are not yet available.