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Alcoholic Drinks: Peterborough

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were prosecuted for selling alcohol to minors in (a) Peterborough constituency and (b) Peterborough city council area in each year since 1997. (165916)

Between the years of 1997-2005 only one person was proceeded against for the illegal sale of alcohol to minors in Peterborough petty sessional area. The proceeding took place in 2005 and the defendant was found guilty. The data provided cannot identify whether the defendant was a resident of Peterborough.

Information broken down by (a) constituency and (b) local council area are not held by the ministry of justice.

In addition to court proceedings, the offence of illegal sale of alcohol to minors can attract a penalty notice for disorder (PND), PND data are only available broken down by police force area.

Information for 2006 will be available at the end of November 2007.