HC Deb 11 May 1995 vol 259 c555W
Mr. Timms

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been for cycling on footpaths in(a) the London borough of Newham, and (b) London, in each of the past five years for which records are available. [23154]

Mr. Maclean

The information is given in the table. 1994 data will not be available until autumn 1995.

Number of defendants prosecuted for cycling on footpaths1 within the Metropolitan police,City of Londonand Newham areas and England and Wales 1989–1993
Area 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Police Force Area
Metropolitan Police District 5 8 31 12 35
City of London 3 4 3
Newham Area
Stratford Petty Sessional Division
West Ham Petty Sessional Division
England and Wales 453 483 333 313 291
1 An offence under the Highway Act 1985, section 72, and the Metropolitan Police Act 1939, section 54(7) and byelaws.