Hooliganism (Football Matches)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th October 1967.

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Photo of Mr Dick Taverne Mr Dick Taverne , Lincoln 12:00 am, 26th October 1967

I cannot answer for what the Scottish Department has been doing in this matter. Again the question of the penalty to be imposed by the court is not something upon which the Home Office can give any instructions, because it would be improper for the Government to start telling the courts what to do.