§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will state for 1969 the total amount of fines imposed for parking and other offences on motorists, including fixed penalties; and how these figures compare with the fines imposed for those failing to possess and exhibit a road fund licence.259W
§ Mr. Sharples
The available figures for England and Wales are as follows:
Offence Total value of fines imposed Total value of fixed penalties offered (a) Total value of fixed penalties at (a) that were paid £ £ £ Parking and lighting … … … … 599,445* 2,581,150 1,596,364† Non-display of valid vehicle excise licence … 5,166 — — Other motoring offences … … … … 7,776,039 — — * Includes cases in which the offer of a fixed penalty was declined and a fine was imposed upon subsequent prosecution. † Includes some cases in which the fixed penalty was paid in 1970.