HC Deb 01 February 1989 vol 146 c256W
Mr. Wareing

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is(a) the number of association football matches played at Wembley stadium during the 1987–88 season, (b) the total attendance during the season, (c) the total arrests in association with these matches, (d) the average attendance per match, (e) the average number of arrests per match and (f) the arrests as a proportion of the attendance.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

[holding answer 26 January 1989]I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the information is as follows:

Wembley stadium 1987–88
Number of association matches played 14
Total attendance 859,935
Total arrests 551
Average attendance per match 61,424
Average number of arrests per match 39
Arrests as a proportion of attendance 1:1,561
Arrests as a percentage of attendance 0.06

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