HC Deb 27 July 1905 vol 150 cc582-3
MR. HERBERT SAMUEL (Yorkshire, Cleveland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will state what are the numbers of Chinese coolies in the Transvaal who have suffered imprisonment, and the number who have been fined, classified according to offences.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Lyttelton.) The following is the information desired: —

Imprisoned. Fined.
Desertion or absence without leave 675 43
Travelling without permit 79 12
Refusing to work 88 12
Theft or forgery 25
Assaults of various kinds 146 1
Indecent offences (2)
Riot 184 237
Inciting to Riot 53
Total 1,250 68