§ Colonel Glyn
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons have been charged with obstructing the police in incidents arising out of the printing strike; how many persons have been charged with injuring members of the police force; and how many police are alleged to have been injured in these incidents.104W
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
Figures are available for the Metropolitan Police District only. I am informed by the Commissioner of Police that up to 1st July eight persons had been charged with obstructing the police and two others with using threatening behaviour. Three of these persons were charged additionally with assaults on the police. Three police officers received injuries.