HC Deb 17 June 1993 vol 226 c665W
Ms Ruddock

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many racial incidents were reported to each police division in 1992; what proportion of those incidents involved assault or violence; and how many resulted in(a) prosecutions and (b) convictions.

Mr. Maclean

The only information held centrally relates to the number of reported racial incidents and I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to a question from the hon. Member for Walthamstow (Mr. Gerrard) on 26 April,Official Report, column 266.

Number of "known offenders" (those cautioned and found guilty) and the number of defendants prosecuted at magistrates' courts and found guilty at all courts for prostitution related offences 1991
England and Wales
Offence Known offenders Prosecutions Convictions
Indictable offences
Procuring female for immoral purposes, or using drugs to obtain or facilitate sexual intercourse (Sexual Offences Act 1956, sections 2, 3, 4, 22 and 23) 5 13 4
Householder permitting unlawful sexual intercourse with girl under 16 (Sexual Offences Act 1956, sections 25 and 26) 1 3 1
Detention of female in brothel or other premises (Sexual Offences Act 1956, section 24) 1
Persons responsible for girl under 16 causing or encouraging her prostitution etc. (Sexual Offences Act 1956, section 28) 2 2 2
Living on earnings of prostitution or exercising control over prostitute (Sexual Offences Act 1956, sections 30 and 31) 81 106 79
Procuring, permitting or causing the prostitution etc. of female defective (Sexual Offences Act 1956, sections 9, 27 and 29) 1 1
Man or woman living wholly or in part on the earnings of male prostitution (Sexual Offences Act 1967, section 5(1))
Summary offences
Kerb crawling (Sexual Offences Act 1985, section 1) 1,291 1,323 1,140
Persistent soliciting of women for the purpose of prostitution (Sexual Offences Act 1985,section 2) 186 71 51
Common prostitute behaving in a riotous and indecent manner in a public place (Vagrancy Act 1824, section 3; and section 4 so far as it relates to this offence when committed by a person who has been convicted as an idle and disorderly person) 6 6 6
Common prostitute loitering or soliciting for the purposes of prostitution (Street Offences Act 1959, section 1) 13,491 10,262 9,651
Any other similar offences
Persons aiding and abetting offences by prostitutes