§ Mr. McLeavy
asked the Paymaster-General how many prosecutions have taken place in the County of Middlesex arising from offences relating to the distribution of coal and other such fuel during the past three years; and if he will place them under their respective headings, giving the fines imposed.
§ Sir. I. Horobin
During the past three years 195 summonses have been issued for retail coal price control offences, and 16 for coal distribution offences. Fines amounting to £789 and £62 respectively were imposed on the 16 persons—merchants and employees—prosecuted.