§ Mr. Randall
asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the number of prosecutions under the Trade Descriptions Act to date in the Northern Region, the number of convictions and total fines and the number of notices of prosecution.
§ Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody
This information is not readily available for particular regions, but overall notifications by local weights and measures authorities to 13th December embraced 653 cases brought to court, and 415 outstanding. There were convictions in 575 cases, with fines totalling £30,336.