HC Deb 09 May 1929 vol 227 cc2345-6W

asked the Home Secretary whether he can state the number of prosecutions which have been instituted against persons for the breach of Regulations in Hyde Park for the three months ended to the last convenient date; and can he give particulars?


The following return shows the number of proceedings taken during the quarter ended on 31st March for offences in Hyde Park against the Parks Regulations.

Number of Proceedings. Number of Persons.
Apprehensions. Summons.
Offences involving indecency. 34 1 56
Other Offences 5 8 14

One of these cases stands adjourned sine die. In all the remainder, except one, a case of an offence involving indecency, in which two persons were concerned, the offence was found to have been proved. During this period proceedings were also instituted in 220 cases, involving 225 persons, for other offences in Hyde Park. Three of these cases have not yet been heard; in all but six of the remainder, involving eight persons, the offence was found to have been proved.

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