§ Mr. Bob Russell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many pedestrians have been(a) killed and (b) injured as a result of being hit by cyclists riding on the pavement in each of the last three years for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hill
I have been asked to reply.
The information requested is shown in the table:
Pedestrian casualties from accidents between pedal cycles and pedestrians on a footway or verge1: Great Britain 1996–98 Severity of casualty 1996 1997 1998 Fatal — 1 1 Injured 89 111 76 Total 89 112 77 1 Footway or verge comprises footways for use by pedestrians only, which form part of the highway but are separate from the main carriageway, including grass verges