HC Deb 28 February 1967 vol 742 cc77-8W
Mr. Stratton Mills

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases have been investigated by the City Fraud Squad in each of the last five years; how many resulted in prosecu- tions; and if he will tabulate the reasons why the remaining cases were not proceeded with.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

The table below shows prosecutions undertaken each year by the City of London Police following investigation by the City component of the joint Metropolitan and City Company Fraud Department.

Cases carried forward New cases Number of prosecutions
1962 25 24 18
1963 21 27 16
1964 25 18 10
1965 19 28 12
1966 29 21 9
It would be contrary to practice to give reasons for decisions not to prosecute.