HC Deb 24 February 1972 vol 831 c337W
46. Sir G. Nabarro

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many letters he has received on capital punishment since 2nd February; and what replies he has sent.

Mr. Carlisle

Fourteen in the three weeks beginning 2nd February. Replies to recent letters on this subject have outlined the history of recent Parliamentary consideration of the matter and have indicated that the Government see no advantage in re-opening the question at the present time.