HC Deb 08 December 1971 vol 827 cc323-4W
Mr. Spearing

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT the numbers of prosecutions made against licensees of licensed premises or clubs for the most recent available period of a year in the last three years, for permitting consumption of alcohol on their premises after hours.

Mr. Carlisle

In 1970, 480 licensees in England and Wales were proceeded against for supplying intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours for consumption on or off the premises. Separate figures relating to consumption on the premises are not available.