§ Mr. Eldon Griffiths
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if paedophile literature is permitted in Her Majesty's prisons; and why a prisoner at Wandsworth convicted of corrupting public morals was allowed to receive and review for publication in the paedophile magazine Magpie, a book on the subject of sexual intercourse with children.
§ Mr. Mayhew
Under prison standing orders the governor may withhold or withdraw a publication in the interests of preserving good order and discipline or in the interests of an inmate's health; or in the case of a book containing pornographic material in the interests of preserving the health and morals of an inmate or other inmates. It is for the governor to decide whether action to withhold or withdraw a publication is appropriate in the light of the circumstances and conditions within his prison. Unfortunately, with limited staff resources at prisons, a publication may at times be admitted without being
Applications from United Kingdom passport holders in India for entry clearance certificates as visitors to the United Kingdom. Applications granted Applications refused Refusal rate per cent. Applications newly received all UKPH of which also in settlement queue all UKPH of which also in settlement queue all UKPH 1980 * 100 3 69 14 41 1981 180 131 * 41 * 24
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