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Customs And Excise (Prosecutions)

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many prosecutions have been made for Customs and Excise offences during the last five financial years.

The figures for convictions are as follows:

Financial Year.Number of persons convicted.
1947–482,738
1948–492,964
1949–503,816
1950–512,755
1951–522,467
(11 months)
No statistical record is kept of prosecutions not involving convictions but these were very few.