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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Home Office written question – answered on 9th June 2020.

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Photo of Richard Burgon Richard Burgon Labour, Leeds East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been fined for breaching the covid-19 lockdown restrictions in order to seek childcare in (a) Leeds, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) the UK.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not hold the information requested.

Data on the number of fixed penalty notices (FPNs) issued under the new emergency COVID-19 health regulations, are published by the NPCC on a fortnightly basis. Information on the reason for which a fine was issued is included however the level of detail requested is not available. The latest statistics can be found here: https://news.npcc.police.uk/resources/fixed-penalty-notices-issued-under-covid-29th-may-v1

Policing is a devolved matter and FPNs issued by Police Scotland and Police Service Northern Ireland are reported separately by the respective forces.

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