Raided Clubs, London.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 26th March 1942.

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

asked the Home Secretary whether he can give any information in connection with the two club raids, in Whitechapel Road, under the Gaming Act: how many people were charged at the Thames police court on 23rd March; and what action he intends taking about closing the club?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

Both clubs were entered on 21st March, and card-gaming was in progress. In one a principal and 34 frequenters and in the other a principal and 32 frequenters were arrested and stand remanded until 7th April. As the cases are sub judice any further statement must be reserved for the present.

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

Right; I will follow that up.