HC Deb 16 February 1977 vol 926 c246W
Mr. Lee

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total number of prosecutions for forging during 1976; and in how many cases such prosecutions resulted in convictions.

Mr. John

In England and Wales in 1975, 4,496 persons were tried for offences of forgery or of uttering a forged document and 4,302 persons were convicted. Figures for 1976 are not yet available.