HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c107W
Fiona Mactaggart

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of those under the age of 21 years in the Metropolitan Police area whose first offence is connected to cannabis were(a) charged, (b) cautioned, (c) convicted and (d) imprisoned in the last 12 months for which figures are available. [28725]

Mr. George Howarth

This information is not available since data are not routinely collected on whether a particular offence is the first or a subsequent one committed by an individual.