§ Mr. Amess
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) males and (b) females have been (i) charged and (ii) convicted under section 1 of the Protection Against Cruel Tethering Act 1988.
§ Mr. John Patten
Section 1 of the Protection against Cruel Tethering Act 1988 amended the Protection of Animals Act 1911. It is not possible from the information held centrally to isolate such offences from others under the Protection of Animals Act 1911.