Prosecution, Sheffield.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supply. – 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 Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he can give any information in connection with the charge made against John Leonard Cook, of Penistone Road, Sheffield; and the various kinds of foods concerned?

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

The person referred to was charged at Sheffield on 9th June by the police with receiving certain goods and, at the instance of this Department, with acquiring flour in excess of the amount required by his household for one month's consumption, and was committed for trial at the quarter sessions on both charges. A list of the goods removed from the premises by the police is being sent to my hon. Friend.