Oral Answers to Questions — Drunkenness (Convictions).

– in the House of Commons on 30th March 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Sir Walter De Frece Colonel Sir Walter De Frece , Ashton-under-Lyne

52.

asked the Home Secretary the convictions for drunkenness in England, Scotland, and Wales, respectively, for each of the last three periods of six months?

Photo of Mr Edward Shortt Mr Edward Shortt , Newcastle upon Tyne West

I can give figures for England and Wales only. No figures are available for a later date than the end of the year 1921. For that year and the year 1920 the figures in six-monthly periods are as follows: January-June, 1920—England, 45,515; Wales, 2,694. July-December, 1920—England, 44,964; Wales, 2,590. January-June, 1921—England, 35,252; Wales, 1,898. July-December, 1921—England, 38,766; Wales, 1,873.