Prison System.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 10th July 1922.

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asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been directed to the Report of the Prison System Inquiry Committee recently published; and whether, seeing that, as stated in that Report, during 1920–21 no less than 54.4 per cent. of the male prisoners and 73.3 per cent. of the women prisoners had been previously sentenced at least five times, that 19.7 per cent. had been sentenced at least six times, that 12.73 per cent. had been sentenced at least 11 times, and that 2.61 per cent. had been sentenced at least 21 times, he will consider the introduction of some change in the prison system?