Football Hooliganism

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st March 1977.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Walter Johnson Mr Walter Johnson , Derby South 12:00 am, 31st March 1977

Is my right hon. Friend aware that the position is getting steadily worse on match days and that my constituents have to barricade doors and windows, keep the young and old off the streets and make good the damage that these louts leave behind? It is no good pussyfooting around. Fines will not do. A tougher line must be taken by magistrates. I ask my right hon. Friend to advise them accordingly.