HC Deb 01 July 1914 vol 64 c373W

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can give the number of prosecutions, and the amount of money paid in fines and costs, in proceedings taken by the police or others under the Act for the prevention of cruelty to animals; and whether he could state what sums had been paid for evidence given in such prosecutions during the past three years?


The numbers of prosecutions for cruelty to animals in England and Wales under the Acts relating to this matter were as follows: 1910, 13,791; 1911, 13,545; 1912, 13.737. The rest of the information mentioned in the question is not available.