HL Deb 07 September 2004 vol 664 cc130-1WA
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will introduce ethnic monitoring of those subjected to on-the-spot fines. [HL3982]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Fixed penalty notices for disorder, otherwise known as "on-the-spot" fines, are subject to ethnic monitoring. Police officers are required to record ethnicity on the penalty notice and the statistical returns provided to the Home Office require ethnicity to be identified.

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