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Bus Lanes

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 14 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions of motorists for ignoring bus lanes have been instituted by the Metropolitan Police in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and how this compares with the first 12 months of the existence of bus lanes.

In the Metropolitan Police district in 1978, 4,287 prosecutions were brought against motorists for driv-

INDICTABLE OFFENCES RECORDED BY THE POLICE IN WHICH AIR WEAPONS WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN USED, BY AGE OF PRINCIPAL SUSPECT
ENGLAND AND WALES
Number of offences
TotalUnder 1414 and under 1616 and under 1717 and under 1818 and under 2121 or overAge not known
19741,859185340135118119131831
19752,4892474381901231731841,134
19763,1712975132291391811811,673
19773,6712885132291391782032,121
19784,2352955302321772291962,576