HC Deb 26 June 1947 vol 439 cc76-7W
10. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many women have been brought before the courts on charges of solicitation in the Metropolis and in the whole of England and Wales, respectively; how many were found guilty; and the

Offences by Prostitutes 1946
1. England and Wales
Brought before the Courts Convicted or charge proved. Charge proved—order made without Conviction Convicted
Dismissed. Bound over without Probation Order Bound over with Probation Order. Institute for detectives. Imprisonment Fined Bound over.
4.423 4,393 129 16 31 1 32 4,180 4

2. Metropolitan Police District.
Number brought before the Courts 4,289
Convicted* 4,090
Charge proved* 152
* Separate figures for the Metropolitan Police District showing how these cases were dealt with are not available.