HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 c89W
Linda Perham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to review the criminal justice system as it relates to corporate manslaughter. [22291]

Offenders convicted under the Explosives Acts, England and Wales, 1996 to 2000
Total number convicted
Principal statute Offence description 1996 1997 1998 1999 20001
Explosives Act 1875 (except sec. 80) and Orders in Council and rules thereunder2 Manufacture and keeping of gunpowder and other explosives 24 28 16 21 17
Explosives Act 1923 and Orders in Council and rules thereunder2 Offences in relation to explosives, firearms etc.
Fireworks Act 19512 Offences in relation to dangerous fireworks and making of fireworks etc.
Explosives Act 1875 sec. 80 Throwing, casting or firing any fireworks in or into any highway, street, etc. public place 34 49 36 27 40
Total 58 77 52 48 57
1 Staffordshire police force were only able to submit sample data for convictions at magistrates courts for the year 2000. Although sufficient to estimate higher orders of data, these data are not robust at a detailed level and have been excluded from this table
2 Data for these offences are not separately identifiable on the Home Office Court Proceedings Database


All data are given on a principal offence basis