Black Market Operations.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies. – in the House of Commons on 11th February 1942.

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Major Lloyd George:

My hon. Friend must not assume that all of the 39,000 prosecutions to which I have referred are black market prosecutions, as the majority are minor offences, some due to inexperience and shortness of staff. It would be most unfair to the traders of this country to assume that all the prosecutions we have to undertake refer to the black market.