§ Mr. Menzies CampbellTo ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many convictions there have been in the last five years for which information is available for contraventions of section 2, section 7(3), section 19(1), section 29(2), section 33(4) and (5), section 34(3) and (6), section 36(3), section 38(4), section 41(1), section 41(3), section 50(6), and section 54(1 )(a) and (b) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976;

(2) how many convictions there have been in the last five years for which information is available for contraventions of section 57(7) and (8), section 58(7), section 58(8), section 59(7), section 64(6), section 68(1), (2), (3) and (5), section 69(1) and (2), section 70(1), section 72(1) and section 73(1) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976;

(3) how many convictions there have been in the last five years for which information is available for contraventions of section 84, section 85, section 86, section 87(1)(a) and (b), section 88, section 89, section 90(a), (b) and (c), section 92(1)(a) and (b), section 91(2) and (3), section 92(1), section 91(2) and section 93 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976;

(4) how many convictions there have been in the last five years for which information is available for contraventions of section 94(1), section 95, section 96(a) and (b), section 97(1), (2), (3) and (4), section 98(1) and (2), section 99(a) and (b) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976.

(5) how many convictions there have been in the last five years for which information is available for contraventions of section 100(a) and (b), section 101(1) and (2), section 103, section 111, section 112(1) and (3), section 113, section 114(2), section 119 section 120(1) and (2), section 120(7), section 123(2) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976.

§ Lord James Douglas-HamiltonThe available information is given in the table. I regret that it is not possible to provide statistics in the precise format requested. Section692W 50(6) was repealed by the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1981 and section 94(1) by the Finance Act 1981.

Number of persons with a charge proved under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 Sections 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 54 and 83 57 35 39 24 29 57 and 95 1 4 3 8 — 68(1) 75 114 90 106 113 68(2) 136 103 77 116 130 68(3) 50 56 50 42 47 72 and 73 2 1 2 — — 74 15 19 27 14 19 77 9 9 5 5 7 78(1) and 79 80 82 95 84 65 78(2) 2 — 2 2 2 81 — — 1 — 1 82 — 5 — 2 — 87 1 1 1 1 — 90(a) and 90(b) 4 11 8 4 3 90(c) 4 2 2 1 3 92 15 6 9 4 1 97(2) — 1 2 — — 97(1), (3), (4) and 98 to 101 1 4 2 6 4 Other offences by licensees 37 27 20 10 15 Other offences (not licensee) 28 24 27 25 21 Notes:

1. Convictions under section 85 cannot be distinguished from other offences involving the obstruction of a constable in pursuance of his duty and are excluded from the table.

2. The category "other offences (not licensee)" may include convictions under the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980.