§ 67. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Lord Advocate how many prosecutions have been conducted involving American sailors at the Polaris base at Holy Loch; and what has been the nature of these prosecutions.
§ The Lord Advocate
Since 3rd March, 1961, when the U.S.S. "Proteus" arrived in Holy Loch, proceedings have been taken against 53 American sailors in respect of 74 alleged offences. The offences charged were as follows:
Assault 3 Theft 4 Reset 3 Malicious Mischief 2 Breach of the Peace 6 Indecent Exposure 1 Road Traffic Offences 23 Road Traffic Lighting Offences 21 Contravention of the Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations, 1955 6 Other statutory offences 5 Total 74