Prisoners (Employment)

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th November 1960.

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Photo of Mr Alan Fitch Mr Alan Fitch , Wigan 12:00 am, 24th November 1960

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has received the report of his advisory council on the employment of prisoners.

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

I would refer the hon. Member to the Answer I gave on 22nd November to my hon. Friend the Member for Ashford (Mr. Deedes).

Photo of Mr Tom Driberg Mr Tom Driberg , Barking

Will the right hon. Gentleman tell us what that Answer was, since we have not got HANSARD with us?

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

The hon. Gentleman is very assiduous in looking things up. I must refer him to the Answer. The effect of the Answer was that this committee that I appointed has been extremely active in dealing with employment, and all the details are set out in the Answer I gave.