§ Mr. Rhys Davies
asked the Minister of Labour how many employers and work-people, respectively, have been prosecuted and imprisoned in Scotland for offences against the industrial code which were not punishable prior to the outbreak of war.
§ Mr. McCorquodale
Up to 31st March, 1944, 25 employers and 6,867 workers were prosecuted in Scotland for the offences mentioned in the Question. No employers were sentenced to imprisonment; 256 workers were so sentenced.