§ Lord Laird
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many convictions for the illegal importation of fuel there have been in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years. [HL4235]
§ Lord McIntosh of Haringey
The numbers of successful prosecutions in Northern Ireland for the illegal importation of fuels are as follows:
Year Number 1995–96 1 1996–97 Nil 1997–98 1 1998–99 3 1999–2000 3 2000–01 1
Customs has no record of prosecutions for fuel smuggling prior to the financial year 1995–96.