§ Mr. Boswell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions there have been in each of the past five years for breaches of the game licence legislation.
§ Mr. John Patten
The information available centrally, which may be incomplete, is given in the following table:
Defendants convicted under the Game Licences Act 1860 England and Wales Year Total found guilty 1982 141 1983 170 1984 146 1985 135 1986 90