Sir J. D. REES
asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the conviction of two men for falsely representing themselves to be police officers and extorting money from women in the West End of London; and whether the action, of which he has approved, taken by policewomen in plain clothes in Epping Forest in engaging solitary men in conversation, and subsequently charging them with assault, is not calculated to suggest personation of this character to evilly disposed and immoral individuals?
§ Mr. SHORTT
I am aware of the case referred to. I am not aware that any policewomen engaged solitary men in conversation in Epping Forest.