HC Deb 09 July 1959 vol 608 c149W
68. Mr. Russell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions or warnings have been given by the Metropolitan Police in the past three months for the emission of smoke from vehicles propelled by diesel engines.

Mr. R. A. Butler

In the first three months of this year, the latest period for which figures are available, there were seventeen prosecutions and thirty-three written warnings in respect of smoke offences in the Metropolitan Police District. No record is kept of the types of vehicles concerned.