asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions have been brought during each of the past three years by the Metropolitan police in respect of (a) parking offences, (b) bus lane offences and (c) litter dropping.
[pursuant to his reply, 11 May 1987, c. 18]: The information available on prosecutions for parking offences by police force area relates to findings of guilt for obstruction, waiting and parking offences and is published annually in "Offences relating to motor vehicles England and Wales: Supplementary tables" (table 17 in the issue for 1985, the latest available), copies of which are in the Library.On the subject of bus lane offences I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to a question from my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester, East (Mr. Bruinvels) on 24 November 1986 at column
The following table gives the information available to me on persons proceeded against for litter offences in the Metropolitan Police District.
Persons proceeded against under the Litter Act 1983 in the Metropolitan Police District
Number of persons