§ Mr. JOHNSTON
asked the Home. Secretary, in view of the fact that applications for extension of hours on licensed premises in the Metropolitan area are granted by the police authorities without reference to licensing justices, how many such extensions were granted during the 12 months ended 30th June last; and how many of these extensions were in the Vine Street station area?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
The total numbers of special orders of exemption granted and refused in respect of licensed premises in the Metropolitan Police district during the 12 months ended 30th June, 1928, were 10,407 and 239, respectively. During the same period 1,322 orders were granted and 18 refused in the Vine Street Sub-Division.