HC Deb 07 February 1947 vol 432 cc402-3W
Mr. Price-White

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in how many appeals, received up to 30th September, 1946, under the Police (Appeals) Acts, 1927 and 1943, was legal aid allowed to appellants and in how many refused; how many appeals were dismissed after inquiry; and in how many cases were appeals allowed in respect of punishments of dismissal, enforced resignation, reduction in rank and reduction in rate of pay, respectively.

Mr. Ede

The answer to the first part of the Question is 39 and, so far as can be ascertained, two; to the second part 32; to the third part five, four, none and three respectively. In 13 cases the punishment was varied.