§ 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.