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Prosecutions And Imprisonments

Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Attorney-General how many actions for malicious prosecution and false imprisonment have been instituted in the courts of England and Wales during the last 10 years; in how many cases damages were awarded to the plaintiff; and how many of such cases, both successful and unsuccessful, arose from allegations of rape or attempted rape.

I regret that this information is not readily available and could not be obtained without a disproportionate expenditure of effort and expense.