Prosecution, Stratford.

Oral Answers to Questions — Clothes Rationing. – in the House of Commons on 19th March 1942.

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

asked the President of the Board of Trade what action was taken against the persons charged at the Stratford Police Court, West Ham, on 11th March, for selling clothing coupons at £10 a 1,000; and whether he is in a position to say where the men got the coupons from?

Photo of Mr Charles Waterhouse Mr Charles Waterhouse , Leicester South

The effect of the sentences was that Parry and Proctor are to be imprisoned for 12 months, and Scotock for six months. In addition, Proctor was fined £100. The coupons were stolen from the food office at Walthamstow.