HC Deb 23 November 1971 vol 826 c346W
Mrs. Lena Jeger

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many prosecutions for harassment of tenants by landlords have been brought within the last convenient period; with what results; and what were the average fines.

Mr. Amery

Ninety-four prosecutions were brought against 60 persons for alleged harassment during the year ended 31st March, 1971. Fifty-five fines were imposed on 38 persons; one person was conditionally discharged and three granted absolute discharge. The average fine was £19. The other cases were either dismissed or sent for trial.