§ 70. Sir C. Osborne
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the fact that money is only one-third its pre-war value, he will introduce legislation to increase substantially the maximum fines which magistrates' courts may impose; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
I would refer my hon. Friend to the Answer to a Question on this subject by my hon. Friend the Member for Tynemouth (Dame Irene Ward) on 1st February.