§ Mr. Enright
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have had legal proceedings arising from poll tax legislation commenced against them.
§ Mr. John Patten
This information is not available from magistrates courts records in the form sought. About 11 million summonses have been issued alleging non-payment of community charge during the period 1 April 1990 to 31 December 1991, but some will have involved the same persons in respect of separate financial years.