§ Mr. FETHERSTONHAUGH
asked the Home Secretary how many licences have been extinguished under the provisions of the Licensing Act, 1904, in England and Wales, respectively, since its coming into operation on 1st January, 1905?
§ Mr. McKENNA
It is shown on page C of the Volume for 1911 of the Annual Licensing Statistics [Cd. 6337] that in the seven years from 1905 to 1911,7,318 licensed premises were closed with compensation. Of these, 6,880 were in England and 438 in Wales. The figures for 1912 are not yet available.