§ Mr. David Nicholson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) in how many local authority areas orders prohibiting the public consumption of alcohol in specified places have been made, in each of the last five years; 
(2) what representations he has received from (a) the Police Federation, (b)the Association of Chief Police Officers and (c) local authority associations regarding the effectiveness of measures to prohibit the public consumption of alcohol in specified areas; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Sackville
Annual figures are not available, but since its introduction in 1990 33 local authorities have adopted the byelaw which prohibits the consumption of alcohol in designated places.
No representations have been received about its effectiveness.
§ Mr. Nicholson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were prosecuted under byelaws prohibiting the public consumption of alcohol in specified places in each of the last four years in England. 
§ Mr. Maclean
The information requested cannot be identified separately from other summary offences.