Oral Answers to Questions — Bankruptcy Acts (Prosecutions).

– in the House of Commons on 5th July 1934.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr John Potter Mr John Potter , Eccles

33 and 34.

asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) the number of prosecutions which his Department undertook against debtors under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Acts for failing to keep proper books of account in respect of each of the last five years; and what were the consequences of such prosecutions;

(2) the number of prosecutions which his Department has instituted against debtors for misdemeanours under the principal Act and amending Acts of Bankruptcy in respect of each of the last five years?

Photo of Mr Edward Burgin Mr Edward Burgin , Luton

As the reply contains a number of figures, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

immigrants into the United Kingdom from the Dominions 171,429.