§ Mr. Grocott
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many boys aged 15 and 16 years were being held in gaols in England and Wales on remand and after sentence on the latest available day.
§ Mr. Mellor
According to the records held centrally, on 30 April 1990. the latest date for which this information is26W
In Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Wiltshire a figure has not yet been finally fixed.