HC Deb 15 March 1961 vol 636 cc129-30W
Mr. G. Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many restaurants applied for a licence to sell intoxicants in England and Wales, respectively, in 1951, 1958, and 1959, respectively; how many were granted; and how many were refused.

Mr. R. A. Butler

Separate figures are not available for restaurants, nor is information available about applications for licences which were refused or were not confirmed by the confirming authority. The numbers of previously unlicensed hotels or restaurants for which licences were granted and confirmed were:

England (excluding Monmouth-shire) Wales and Monmouth shire
1951 165 2
1958 136 10
1959 159 6

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