HC Deb 07 July 1992 vol 211 cc129-30W
Mr. Pendry

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish a table showing for Football League matches in England and Wales for each of the seasons 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92 and as a total over to same period(a) the combined total of arrests and ejections, (b) total attendances at such matches and (c) (a), as a percentage of (b)and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Charles Wardle

The information requested is contained in the following table:

Season Arrests and ejections (a) Attendance1(b) Arrests and ejections (a) as a percentage of (b)
1991–92 8,556 20,487,192 0.04
1990–91 9,190 19,541,341 0.05
1989–90 12,918 19,466,826 0.07
1988–89 13,792 18,477,565 0.07
1987–88 12,689 17,968,887 0.07
1 These figures which have been provided by the Football League may differ slightly from those given in earlier replies based on information from police.