HC Deb 03 December 1936 vol 318 cc1420-1
40. Mr. DAY

asked the Home Secretary the number of appeals made to him from the decisions of the discipline board under the Police (Appeals) Act, 1927, that were successful?


With the hon. Member's permission I will circulate the information in the OFFICIAL REPORT.


Is it not a fact that the reason why some of the appeals were not successful is that the people were not legally represented?

Following is the information:

police prosecution during 1935 and the approximate average daily police strength during that year, the figures for each of the counties mentioned are: Warwickshire, 38.3; Derbyshire, 15.7; Lancashire, 9.9.


Does my hon. Friend attribute this high percentage to the criminal proclivities of the Warwickshire motorists or to misplaced zeal on the part of anti-motorist police?