§ Colonel DAY
asked the Home Secretary the number of proceedings instituted for breaches of the Factory Act during the year preceding the last convenient date, together with information as to the amount of fines inflicted for such breaches of the Act; and the offences for which the convictions were registered?1024W
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
I would refer the hon. Member to Table 6 on pages 116 and 117, and Table 7 on pages 118 and 119 of the Annual Report of the Chief Inspector of Factories for the year 1925 (Cmd. 2714), which give full particulars as to the number and results of the prosecutions instituted under the Act during that year, and the nature of the offences. Similar tables will be included in the Chief Inspector's Report for 1926 which is now in preparation.