§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total number of prosecutions for each relevant year to date under section 3 of the Football (Offences) Act 1991; and how many of these in each year have been successful.
§ Mr. Maclean
In England and Wales in 1991 there were six prosecutions under section 3 of the Football Offences Act 1991, five of which resulted in a conviction.
For 1992—which is provisional—there were 31 prosecutions under section 3 of the aforesaid Act which resulted in 17 convictions.