HC Deb 24 September 1948 vol 456 cc201-2W
Mr. E. P. Smith

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases of lost or stolen barbituric acid poisons have been reported to the police since 1st January, 1947; and in how many of these has the missing drug been recovered.

Mr. Ede

No complete record for the whole country is kept in the Home Office. The figures for the Metropolitan Police District are: Lost 168, recovered 60. Stolen 38, recovered 23.