§ Lord HOUGHTON of SOWERBY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many prosecutions have taken place under the Protection of Children Act 1978.
§ Lord BELSTEAD
My Department has no record of any court proceedings under the Protection of Children Act 1978 being completed between 20th August 1978, when the Act came into force, and 31st December 1978. Information for 1979 is not yet available.