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Criminal Statistics

Volume 22: debated on Friday 30 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set out the numbers of persons against whom a charge was proved, by age and disposal in 1980 and 1981 using the headings in table 6.7 in "Criminal Statistics Scotland 1979" (Cmnd. 8215).

The information for 1980 is set out in the following table. Figures for 1981 are not yet available.

Number of persons against whom a charge was proved, by age and disposal, 1980.
ScotlandNumber of Persons
Persons under 16

The information requested for 1980 is set out below; information for 1981 is not yet available.

Fixed penalty notices—subsequent action, Scotland 1980
Percentage of notices issued
Penalty paid73
No further action:
Cautioned and excused payment5
Diplomatic privilege/visitor from abroad4
Time limit for proceedings expired9
Other reasons3
Total where no further action taken21
Proceedings commenced6