Oral Answers to Questions — Gaming Prosecution.

– in the House of Commons on 18th June 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 about the police raid on Chandos House, Buckingham Gate, on Saturday, 13th June, when Samuel Taylor and others were charged with using the premises as a betting house; how many people were on the premises at the time of the raid; and how many were of military age?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

Three of the 19 persons found on the premises were charged as principals and 16 as frequenters. Of the latter, 13 were bound over and the remaining three discharged. The three principals were remanded until 29th June. Five of the persons found on the premises were of military age.

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

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