Coal Industry Dispute

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd December 1984.

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Photo of Sir Patrick Mayhew Sir Patrick Mayhew , Tunbridge Wells 12:00 am, 3rd December 1984

Proceedings under this section are instituted by the police and not by the director. Since 13 March, 251 people have been charged under this section. The offence does not have to be reported to the director, who therefore does not receive statistics on the progress of these cases.