HC Deb 09 July 1974 vol 876 c414W
Mr. Lee

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will review the penalties stipulated for in the Explosives Act 1875 with a view to substituting the present maximum fine of £10 by one of £1,000.

Dr. Summerskill

I have been asked to reply.

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave yesterday to Questions by my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr (Mr. Rooker) and the hon. Member for Uxbridge (Mr. Shersby).