§ LORD CALVERLEY
asked Her Majesty's Government how many convictions were obtained on a charge of being drunk in charge of a motor car or oil-driven vehicle during 1953 in the County Palatine of Lancaster, giving separate figures for Manchester and Salford.
THE JOINT PARLIAMENTARY UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (LORD LLOYD)
The following are the provisional figures of convictions in magistrates' courts in Lancashire during 1953 877WA for driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle when under the influence of think or drugs:
There were also 13 convictions before assizes or quarter sessions—four of the cases arising in the Lancashire police district, five in Liverpool, and one each in Blackpool, Oldham, Salford and Southport.
Police district No. of convictions Lancashire 111 Barrow-in-Furness 4 Blackburn 9 Blackpool 13 Bolton 15 Bootle 3 Burnley 16 Liverpool 38 Manchester 95 Oldham 15 Preston 3 Rochdale 5 St. Helens 2 Salford 22 Southport 3 Warrington 4 Wigan 7 Total 365