To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many and what percentage of penalty notices for disorder which remained unpaid (a) six and (b) 12 months after issue in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
The total number and percentage of penalty notices for disorder (PNDs) which were not paid from 2004 to 2007 in England and Wales can be viewed in the table. It is not possible to break down the data further into those which remain unpaid at (a) six and (b) 12 months as this information is not held centrally.
PND data for 2008 will be available in the autumn of 2009.
|Number of Penalty Notices for Disorder issued to all persons aged 16 and over, by outcome, England and Wales 2004 - 07( 1,2)|
|Number issued||Total paid in full||Percentage paid||Total unpaid||Percentage unpaid|
|(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used. |
(2) Penalty Notices for Disorder came into force in November 2004.
Office for Criminal Justice Reform—Evidence and Analysis Unit