HC Deb 20 February 1908 vol 184 cc1010-1

To ask Mr. Attorney-General whether any prosecutions have taken place under The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1906; and whether any manufacturers, merchants, or others have volunteered any information to the Crown with the object of having proceedings taken against persons contravening this Act.

(Answered by Sir W. Robson.) Eight applications have been made for the Attorney-General's fiat for prosecutions under The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1906. Fiats have been granted and convictions obtained in seven of these cases; one case is at present under consideration.