§ Mr. Patchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many prosecutions in connection with construction sites there were in London in 1987; how many offences were committed; and what was the fine for each offence.
§ Mr. Nicholls
The table shows the available information.
The number of prosecutions 1: informations laid in 1986–872 The number of convictions The average penalty per conviction £ 533 39 810 1 Data are for construction related prosecutions taken by Factory and Agricultural Inspectorates of the Health and Safety Executive London area offices. They exclude any that may have been taken by other enforcing authorities. 2 Provisional data for the 12 month period April 1986 to March 1987. 3 The outcome of eight of these informations laid is not yet known.