HC Deb 01 May 1928 vol 216 c1508

asked the Secretary for Mines the number of eases of employment of boys beyond the statutory period in coal mines during the years 1925, 1926, and 1927, and the number of prosecutions instituted in such cases?

Commodore KING

One prosecution for a number of offences on the surface was successfully undertaken in 1926 and another, in which a conviction was subsequently secured, was instituted in 1927.