HC Deb 04 July 1978 vol 953 c166W
Mr. Wm. Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the fines imposed by magistrates' courts in Belfast over the last 12 months, or other convenient period, on persons who were squatting, or otherwise in illegal possession of housing in the Belfast area, the table to show the total number of persons brought before the courts, the numbers acquitted, the number of fines below 50p, £1 and £2 and the average length of time granted before execution of eviction orders, and also showing the numbers of the defendants who qualified for legal aid.

Mr. Carter

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.