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Royal Commission on Capital Punishment 19491953      
The Royal Commission on Capital Punishment 19491953 reviewed the application of death penalty in the United Kingdom, including the questions of what crimes should receive the death penalty and what method of execution should be employed. The Commission was set up by the Attlee government in an attempt to defuse the long-term political debate over capital punishment.