§ Mrs. Chalker
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons have been brought before the courts on charges of drunk and disorderly behaviour in each of 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973 in the North-West.
§ Dr. Summerskill
Information in the form requested is not available. The following table gives the closest approximation.
Persons proceeded against for offences of drunkenness in the North-West, 1970–73 1970 15,323 1971 13,923 1972 14,744 1973 16,974
These figures relate to the police districts of Lancashire, Liverpool and Bootle, Manchester and Salford and Cheshire.