§ Mr. Talbot
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was recovered in fines and costs, respectively, in proceedings against defendants summoned at Old Street Magistrates' Court, within the Metropolitan Police District, on 29th March, 1963, for offences against the Companies Act, 1948; and how many of such defendants there were.
§ Mr. Brooke
149 persons were summoned to appear to answer a total of 296 informations alleging offences under the Companies Act, 1948. 98 defendants were convicted and ordered to pay fines and casts totalling £875 6s. and £489 6s. respectively.