HC Deb 23 December 1976 vol 923 c269W
Mr. Ron Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress he has made in phasing out the remand of juveniles to prison establishments.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

I propose early in the New Year to lay an order under Section 34 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 which will have the effect of prohibiting the remand of girls below the age of 15 to prison establishments under certificates of unruliness.

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