§ Sir I. MACPHERSON
asked the Home Secretary how many deaths took place in the Metropolitan area from motor accidents on the road during the first week in October; how many prosecutions were instituted for those deaths; how many convictions were secured for careless and dangerous driving; and what was the penalty or sentence imposed in each case?
§ Sir J. GILMOUR
During the week from 30th September to 6th October there were 27 deaths from motor accidents in the Metropolitan Police District. Proceedings for dangerous and careless 1981W driving have been instituted in two of these cases, but the charges have not yet been heard. In two other cases the question of proceedings is still under consideration.