THAMES Valley Police haven't fined any mask rule breakers. 

Face coverings were made a legal requirement in shops on July 24. 

Since then, only three police forces out of 40 across England have handed out fixed penalty notices to those flouting the rules. 

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A Freedom of Information request, by Reboot Digital, has revealed that British Transport Police stopped 50,729 people between June 30 and September 8. 

Of those, 3,545 passengers not wearing masks were asked to leave.

Just 51 were fined. 

Lincolnshire Police and Lancashire Constabulary also handed out one fine each.