Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986
§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many successful prosecutions have been brought for infringements of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986. 
§ Mrs. Browning
Responsibility for enforcement of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 is shared between the Health and Safety Executive, local authorities and the agriculture departments in Great Britain.
A total of 265 successful prosecutions have been brought under COPR since their introduction in 1986 by the HSE and the agriculture departments. Information on the number of prosecutions by local authorities is not available.