Street Trading (Prosecutions)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Police Force – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd February 1949.

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Photo of Mr Marcus Lipton Mr Marcus Lipton , Lambeth Brixton 12:00 am, 3rd February 1949

Is my right hon. Friend aware of the situation now existing at Lambeth Magistrate's Court, where the fines accumulate until they total about £50, a short period of imprisonment is served which wipes out the fine, and then the whole procedure starts all over again?