HC Deb 04 April 1962 vol 657 c38W
Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many verdicts of not proven or guilty in capital and non-capital murder cases, respectively, have been reached in Scottish criminal trials since 1st January, 1961, to the nearest convenient date.

Mr. Maclay

Following is the information requested for the period from 1st January, 1961, to 31st March, 1962:—

Capital Murder
Guilty Nil
Not Guilty 1
Not Proven 2
Non-capital Murder
Guilty 5
Not Guilty 1
Not Proven 1

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