HC Deb 27 January 1989 vol 145 c765W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what has been the number of prosecutions in each of the last three years for selling cars on which the car mileage meter has been altered.

Mr. Forth

The number of prosecutions under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 for offences involving the alteration of car odometers, as notified to the Office of Fair Trading, are as follows:

Year Number of prosecutions
1986 369
1987 401
1988 431