§ 59. Mr. Latham
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many actions were initiated in the London area in each of the years 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970, respectively, against landlords for harassment of tenants; and how many such actions were initiated by each of the London borough councils.
§ Mr. Channon
The Department does not record this information on a local authority basis, but it can be obtained from the borough councils. In the Metropolitan Police District the number of118W prosecutions and convictions respectively for harassment under the 1965 Rent Act for 1967 were 96 and 55; for 1968, 88 and 42; for 1969, 96 and 67; and for 1970, 54 and 39.