HC Deb 03 November 1992 vol 213 c124W
Mr. Gallie

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals convicted for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment have been released and thereafter convicted for a further murder since 1965.

Mr. Jack

During the period 1965 to 1991, five persons in England and Wales were convicted of murder and received a life sentence, were released on life licence and were then convicted of a second murder. In addition, one person was convicted of murder in England and Wales, released, and was then convicted of a second murder in Scotland.