HC Deb 24 April 1928 vol 216 c794
22. Mr. TINKER

asked the Secretary for Mines if his Department has instituted proceedings for prosecution for breaches of the Eight Hours Coal Mines Act since December, 1926; and, if so, will he state the number of eases taken to Court and convictions secured?

Commodore KING

One such prosecution has been made in respect of offences committed at two collieries owned by the same company and convictions were obtained in both cases.


Can the hon. Gentleman say how many other cases there are?

Commodore KING

No, Sir; those are the only cases that have been notified to my Department.

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