HC Deb 22 November 1979 vol 974 cc293-4W
Mr. English

asked the Attorney-General how many people have been granted immmunity from prosecution by his predecessors in each of the Governments of 1945 to 1951; 1951 to 1964; 1964 to 1970; 1970 to 1974 and 1974 to 1979; and in respect of what types of crime were these immunities granted, distinguishing between those which can be prosecuted by any person and those which cannot.

The Attorney-General

The information requested cannot be readily identified and many of the relevant files will now have been destroyed. The cost and employment of manpower required to extract the information from the remain- ing files would not be commensurate with its value.

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