HC Deb 22 July 1986 vol 102 c150W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of those who have been released on parole were recalled to prison in 1970, 1975, 1980 and 1985.

Mr. Mellor

The information requested is published annually in "The Report of the Parole Board" (table 4, appendix 4 of the latest issue for 1985, House of Commons Paper No. 428) and is given in the following table. The increases reflect the extensions of the use of parole in August 1975 under section 35 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 and in July 1984 under section 33 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982.

Offenders recalled from parole from determinate sentences
1970 138
1975 311
1980 445
1985 803