§ Mr. Patnick
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been for(a) fly-posting and (b) litter offences for each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Maclean
Information held centrally cannot separately identify offences of fly-posting from other summary offences under the Town and Country Planning Act 1971.
Information for litter offences is given in the table below. 1994 data will not be available until the autumn 1995.
Number of defendants prosecuted for dropping litter1 1991–1993England and Wales 1991 1992 1993 Prosecutions 1,673 1,639 1,170 1 An offence under Section 1(3) of the Litter Act 1983 repealed by Section 87 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.