asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many prosecutions there were under Section 62(4) and (5) of the Rent Act 1968 during each of the last five years; and what was the average penalty imposed in the cases where a conviction was obtained.
Following is the available information:
|Year||Persons proceeded against||Persons found guilty||Penalty|
|1970||…||1||1||Fined £1 for each of 5 offences.|
|1971||…||2||2||One fined £5.|
|One fined £15.|