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Tobacco Sales (Offences)

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were proceeded against for offences relating to the sale of tobacco to children under 16 years of age during each year since 1969; and how many of these were found guilty.

The available information is as follows:

PERSONS PROCEEDED AGAINST IN MAGISTRATES' COURTS FOR OFFENCES AGAINST SECTION 7 OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS ACT 1933—BY RESULT
England and Wales
YearProceeded againstNumber of persons Found guilty
19692523
19702222
19711414
19721814
19731414
19743028
19751414