HC Deb 30 April 1947 vol 436 c231W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food how many cases his enforcement officers have brought before the courts during the past year to the latest available date; and in how many cases have convictions been secured.

Mr. Strachey

During the twelve months ended 31st January, 1947, 23,864 charges were laid again 9,898 people, and convictions were obtained on 22.481, or 94.2 per cent.. of these charges.