Broadmoor Asylum (Detentions).

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 17th November 1932.

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Photo of Mr Dudley Joel Mr Dudley Joel , Dudley


asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons now incarcerated in Broad-moor have never been convicted by a jury of any offence but have been sent to this place of detention on purely medical grounds?

Photo of Hon. Oliver Stanley Hon. Oliver Stanley , Westmorland

312 persons at present detained in Broadmoor were found by juries to be insane upon arraignment and therefore were not put upon their trial; 39 other persons were certified insane while awaiting trial or upon remand and were removed to Broadmoor.