HC Deb 25 April 1975 vol 890 c413W
Mr. Dunnett

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the growing problem of violence at, and arising from, some professional football matches, the alarm and physical harm caused to innocent bystanders and their property and to genuine supporters, and excessive demands on police time, he will now take steps to introduce legislation to increase the penalties for those found guilty of disorderly conduct and violence.

Mr. Alexander W. Lyon

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Derby, South (Mr. Johnson) on 17th February.—[Vol. 886, c.275.]

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