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Arrestable Offences

Volume 973: debated on Thursday 8 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the number of persons arrested and proceeded against for being suspected of frequenting a public place with intent to commit an arrestable offence by Metropolitan Police division and ethnic appearance for the second and third quarters of the current year.

[pursuant to his reply, 22 October 1979, Vol 972, c. 5–6]: The information is as follows:by his Department in 1978–79 was by means of selective tender, open tender and single tender, respectively.

For the supply of goods and services the proportions by value were (a) selective tendering, 91·7 per cent.; (b) open tendering, nil; (c) single tendering, 8·3 per cent. For construction contracts the proportions were (a) 98·6 per cent.; (b) nil; (c) 1·4 per cent.