§ Mr. Bermingham
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been for industrial espionage and related offences in the years, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John Patten
The information requested is not available. It is not possible to identify separately offences involving industrial espionage.