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Accused Persons (Bail)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd January 1964.

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Photo of Miss Mervyn Pike Miss Mervyn Pike , Melton 12:00 am, 23rd January 1964

35,244 untried persons were received into prison in 1962. Of these 1,265 were subsequently found not guilty. It is estimated that about half the remainder were dealt with by fine, probation or discharge, but the exact number is not available.