HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 cc719-20W
Mr. Wareing

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is(a) the number of association football matches played at Hampden park, Glasgow, 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. Michael Forsyth

Queens Park football club and Strathclyde police have provided the information on which the table is based:

Association football matches at Hampden Park, Glasgow during season 1987–88
a. Matches played 29
b. Total attendance 314,202
c. Total associated arrests 152
d. Average attendance per match 10,834
e. Average number of arrests per match 5
f. Arrests as proportion of attendance 1:2,067