HC Deb 01 July 1975 vol 894 cc373-4W
Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what were the number of defendants remanded in custody prior to trial or sentence not previously having served a custodial sen-

The number of recorders appointed in each of the years specified was:

1972* 355
1973 1
1974 65
To 26th June 1975 Nil
* Appointed under Section 21 of the Courts Act 1971. 175 were formerly recorders or part-time chairmen or deputy chairmen of Quarter Sessions.