Italian Cafe Proprietors, Soho (Conviction).

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 12th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Home Secretary whether the two Italians who were convicted at Marlborough Street Police Court, on 17th February, of obtaining meat illegally for their cafe in Frith Street, Soho, will be interned at the end of their sentence of imprisonment?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

Yes, Sir, certainly. I hope that this will be a warning to others who may be tempted to engage in similar activities which are calculated to impede our war effort.