HC Deb 15 November 1983 vol 48 cc362-3W
Mr. Best

asked the Attorney-General, for the last year for which figures are available, how many who were remanded in custody awaiting trial were subsequently acquitted.

Mr. Hurd

I have been asked to reply.

Information on the ultimate disposal of those received into prison department establishments in England and Wales on remand is published annually in "Prison statistics England and Wales"—tables 2.1 and 2.2 of the volume for 1982, Cmnd. 9027.

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