HL Deb 07 September 2004 vol 664 c132WA
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether spitting is a criminal offence. [HL3986]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Spitting is a criminal offence under certain local acts, such as railway bylaws, but it is not criminalised under any legisation that has national application.