Mr. P. Saint (Order for Costs)

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th November 1973.

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The following Question stood upon the Order Paper:

Photo of Mr Tom Driberg Mr Tom Driberg , Barking

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, in view of the Lord Chief Justice's recent direction to courts, he will give urgent consideration to what relief can be given in the case of Mr. P. Saint, of 39 Hurstbourne Gardens, Barking, who, having been found not guilty of an alleged offence, was ordered to pay £100 towards the costs of the prosecution.

Photo of Mr Tom Driberg Mr Tom Driberg , Barking

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I beg to give notice that I shall raise on the Adjournment the matter referred to in Question No. 24 if the answer I subsequently receive is not satisfactory.