Juvenile Offender (Sentence, Salisbury).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments. – in the House of Commons at on 14 June 1932.

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Is it not within the province of the Home Secretary to exercise the prerogative of mercy, and, in the case of a boy of 17 who hitherto has borne an unblemished character, could he not see his way, if not to wipe out the sentence, at any rate to reduce it.