HC Deb 09 March 1993 vol 220 c478W
Mr. Corbyn

To ask the Attorney-General how many cases of incitement to racial hatred have been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions each year since the Race Relations Act 1976 came into force; how many of these cases resulted in a prosecution; how many of these prosecutions were successful; and, of the successful prosecutions, how many resulted in a custodial sentence.

The Attorney-General

No records are kept of the numbers of cases referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions categorised by reference to specific criminal offences.

Details of prosecutions for incitement to racial hatred since 1986, each of which may involve more than one defendant, are kept and are as follows:

Mr. Lang

[holding answer 4 March 1993]: The remit of the Scottish working group on dogs did not include dog registration. No recommendations were therefore made.