HC Deb 02 May 1944 vol 399 c1211W
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.

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