§ 39. Mr. George Cunningham
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when last his Department reviewed the level of the penalty for breaches of a closing order as enacted in 1923 with a view to introducing legislation to raise it to a realistic level in present-day conditions.
§ Mr. Graham Page
The level of this penalty of which the maximum is £20 and in addition £5 for every day of contravention after conviction has not been specifically reviewed by the Department since its introduction.