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Police Forces (Computers)

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list in the Official Report the types of computers maintained by the police force in England.

Apart from a number of small computers used by various police forces in vehicle availability systems, the types of computer used exclusively by the police service in England and Wales are as follows:(2) if he will list the number of prosecutions for permitting premises to be used for smoking cannabis in each of the past three years.

The information available is given in the following table. Information is not available separately on the use of premises for smoking cannabis or for dealing in cannabis.

Persons prosecuted for permitting premises to be used for activities relating to cannabis
YearNo. of Persons