HC Deb 19 December 1991 vol 201 c251W
Mr. Lawrence

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many royal pardons have been granted in each of the past five years.

Mr. John Patten

The information is as follows:

Year Number of free pardons granted
1986 28
1987 41
1988 39
1989 50
1990 47
11991 37
1 To 18 December.

These figures are in respect of summary convictions. No free pardons have been granted in the past five years to persons convicted after a trial on indictment.

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