HC Deb 12 April 1988 vol 131 cc1-2W
Mr. Hayes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many cases of conviction on indictment he has recommended to Her Majesty the Queen(a) a free pardon, (b) remission of imprisonment, (c) remission of detention and (d) remission of time in the years 1986 and 1987.

Mr. John Patten

No free pardons were granted in 1986 or 1987 to any person convicted on indictment. In 1986, 94 persons and in 1987, 81 persons convicted at a Crown court were granted remission of sentences as follows :

1986 1987
Imprisonment 79 66
Youth custody 15 15
Total 94 81