§ 20. Mr. GILBERT
asked the Home Secretary the number of Metropolitan police who were employed at Ascot during the recent race week; whether the racing authorities pay the whole cost of such police or whether any charge is made on the Metropolitan Police Rate; if so, can he state what charge; will he state if any of the police employed were required to stay at Ascot during the race days: and what kind of sleeping accommodation was provided for the men by the authorities?
§ Mr. BRIDGEMAN
As regards the first part of the question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to the hon. Member for Bow and Bromley (Mr. Lansbury) on the 28th June. As regards the latter part, satisfactory sleeping
|ENGLAND AND WALES.|
|A.—Full-time Pupils who left Secondary Schools on the Grant List at an age later than 12.|
|—||Council Schools.||Roman Catholic Schools.||Foundation and other Schools.||Welsh Intermediate Schools.||Total.|
§ accommodation was provided by the racecourse authorities for about 500 men of all ranks.