§ 55. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give a list of the sentences, fines or imprisonment passed on United States sailors at the Polaris base, specifying the various offences committed.
§ Mr. Maclay
Since 3rd March, 1961, proceedings against 71 United States sailors have resulted in convictions of 23W 61 road traffic offences and 31 other offences. The offences, which are shown below, were dealt with as follows:
Offence Number of cases Disposal Assault 4 Fines ranging from £2-£10. Theft 5 Fines ranging from £2-£10. Reset 3 Admonished. Malicious, mischief 3 Fines ranging from £5-£10. Breach of the peace 8 Fines ranging from £l-£10. Indecent exposure 1 £5 fine. Road traffic offences 61 Fines ranging from £5-£25 and in some cases dis-qualification ordered; in one case, 30 days imprisonment. Other statutory offences. 7 Fines ranging from £l-£10. 92