§ Mr. Powell
asked the Secrtary of State for the Home Department whether the dales on which, and the persons by whom, vouchers issued for the purpose of the Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962 were used have been recorded; and whether these records exist.
§ Mr. Lane
I understand from my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for
PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE LITTER ACTS 1958 AND 1971 England and Wales. 1970–71 Persons proceeded against Persons found guilty Persons fined Average fine amount (£) Number of persons who received maximum fine 1970 … … … … 1,854 1,777 1,727 5.20 Not available 1971 … … … … 1,944 1,855 1,793 5.96 Nil
A special study is necessary in order to ascertain the number of persons who received the maximum fine in 1970. I shall write to the hon. Member when I have obtained this figure, together with the information requested for 1972, which will not be available for some weeks.