§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many adult males were received into custody per 1,000 found guilty of indictable offences in 1973; how many females; how many boys; and how many girls.
§ Dr. Summerskill:
The following table shows for 1973 the number of persons in England and Wales received into cus- 18W tody after sentence having been found guilty of an indictable offence per 1,000 persons found guilty of such offences:
Male Female Aged 21 and over … 152 31 Aged 17–20 … 151 35 Aged 14–16 … 81 9
The figures exclude those received in default of payment of a fine.