Oral Answers to Questions — Courts of Summary Jurisdic- Tion (Appeals).

– in the House of Commons on 20th December 1932.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

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asked the Home Secretary if he will indicate the sources from which evidence has been invited or received by the committee considering the matter of appeals from courts of summary jurisdiction?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

The question of the sources from which evidence is being invited or received by the committee is, like other questions of procedure, a matter for the committee.

Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

May I ask how those parties who have valuable information to give can give it to the proper quarter? Would it not be advisable to issue a statement that the committee are open to receive information on this very important subject?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

If my hon. Friend knows of any body or responsible person who desires to give evidence, he might communicate with the secretary of the committee.

Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

Have the committee considered any recommendations at all up to date?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

Yes, Sir. The committee, I understand, have not yet met, but they have collected a large number of documents from responsible people, which they will consider, and they are meeting shortly.