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Census Act 1920

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences were recorded under section 89 of the Census Act 1920 in each year since 1997, broken down by offence; and what percentage of these offences (a) resulted in court proceedings against suspected perpetrators, (b) led to a conviction and (c) resulted in a sanction detection. (195993)

The information requested is not available. Offences under this legislation are recorded in the ‘Other indictable or triable either way offences’ classification and cannot be separately identified from other offences within that classification. As a result, information on the percentage which resulted in court proceedings and convictions for those offences cannot be provided.