§ Mr. Gordon Brown
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland (1) if he will list for each region of Scotland his most recent information on the number of arrests, cases where proceedings have been instituted, and convictions arising from the miners' strike; and if he will list the offences for which persons have been (a)charged and (b) convicted;
(2) if he will list for the duration of the miners' dispute (a) the number of people arrested and charged with an offence, (b) the number of people convicted and (c) the number of people acquitted, stating in each case the nature of the offence.
§ The Solicitor-General for Scotland
The information requested is not readily available, and I shall publish the information in theOfficial Report later.