§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many accidents occurred between cyclists and pedestrians in Wales; and how many prosecutions took place for cycling on the footway, in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Redwood
The number of accidents between cyclists and pedestrians and the number of prosecutions for cycling on the footway in Wales are given in the following table:
1Number of accidents between cyclists and pedestrians Number of persons prosecuted for riding on a footpath 1989 14 26 1990 10 28 1991 6 8 1992 5 3 1993 8 4
1An offence under Highway Act 1835 Section 72 and Byelaws.