HC Deb 03 December 1906 vol 166 cc598-9
MR. EVELYN CECIL (Aston Manor)

On behalf of the hon. Member for the Hoxton Division of Shore ditch, I bog to ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether he will state the amount expended in costs and expenses in connection with the prosecutions instituted by the Government in connection with the late General Election in the following cases: Rex v. S. Barnes Rex v. Thomas A. Bladder, Rex. v. Eli Peters, Robert Richard Fowler re the Reigate Division of Surrey, Rex v. Baker and More.


The net amount of the costs and expenses † See (4) Debates, clxiii., 1334. incurred by the Director of Public Prosecution in these cases was:—

£ s. d.
Rex v. S. Barnes 11 0 9
Rex v.. Thos. A. Blackler 15 18 9
Rex v. Eli Peters 2 13 5
Rex v. Robert Richard Fowler 18 15 9
Rex v. Baker & More (Morl) 39 7 2
£87 15 10

This net amount is arrived at after taking credit for the county allowances in the cases of:—

County allowances.
£ s. d.
Rex v. S. Barnes 18 12 0
Rex v.Blackler 21 10 0
Rex v.Baker & Morl 87 4 3
£127 6 3

These allowances fall on local funds.