HC Deb 24 May 1974 vol 874 c302W
Mr. MacFarlane

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the 152 murderers released between 1965 and 1973 have been convicted of murder a second time.

Mr. Alexander W. Lyon

152 murderers were released from prison in England and Wales on licence between 1st January 1965 and 31st December 1973, having served less than 10 years, and 62 having served for longer periods. None has since been convicted of killing again.