HC Deb 10 March 1988 vol 129 c286W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many orders have been made by the courts imposing financial penalties on parents for crimes committed by children in their care, in each of the last five years.

Mr. John Patten

The readily available information, which may be incomplete, is given in table 7.16 of "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales 1986" (Cm. 233), a copy of which is in the Library.