§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on progress in phasing out the unruly certificate for juveniles.
§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
There will be a Government statement soon following the completion of our review of this and other matters relating to juvenile offenders in the light of the Report of the Social Services and Employment Sub-Committee of the Expenditure Committee on the working of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969.
§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many girls and boys, respectively, aged under 17 years and 17 to under 21 years were sent to borstals, adult prisons and to remand centres, respectively, in 1975; and how many of these girls and boys were under school leaving age.
§ Dr. Summerskill
I regret that, in the time available, it has not proved possible460W to obtain the information requested. I will write to my hon. Friend as soon as the information can be assembled.