Pitch encroachment/incursion

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 10th April 2019.

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Photo of Susan Hall Susan Hall Conservative

For each of the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 please provide the number of of pitch encroachment/incursion offences and disposals.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Please see the table below for the number of incidents of ‘Going onto the playing area or adjacent area without lawful authority or excuse’ and the subsequent outcomes. It should be noted that this is a non-notifable offence.

Year

2016

2017

2018

01 - Charged/Summonsed

6

12

6

02 - Caution - youth

0

2

0

03 - Caution - adult

1

3

1

08 - Community Resolution

0

1

1

15 - Susp id; V supports; evidential difficulties

3

3

4

16 - Susp id; V not support; evidential difficulties.

1

3

0

18 - Invest. complete: no susp id

0

1

0

Total

11

25

12