§ 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