HC Deb 31 October 1949 vol 469 c3W
32. Mr. Sharp

asked the Minister of Food how many prosecutions have been initiated since May, 1949, against United Kingdom residents for importing rationed foods from Eire; how many have been successful; how many are still pending; and what penalties have been imposed for this offence.

Dr. Summerskill

Since 1st May this year there have been 13 prosecutions, of which 12 were successful, while nine prosecutions are pending. The fines imposed and costs awarded amounted to £367 10s. 6d. and £19 6s. respectively.