HC Deb 29 April 1926 vol 194 c2220W

asked the hon. Member for North-East Leeds, as representing the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, how many applications for licences to play Sunday games have reached the Commissioners from clubs leasing their grounds from this body; what are the types of games in respect of which these applications have been made; and what have been the respective number of decisions in regard to such applications?


Eighteen applications have come forward: 11 for lawn tennis; three for lawn tennis and bowls; four for golf. Permissions have been granted in 10 cases for lawn tennis; in three for lawn tennis and bowls; in three for golf. Permission has been refused in one case of lawn tennis and in one case of golf.