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Wages Council Legislation (Prosecutions)

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the fines imposed on conviction of those successfully prosecuted under wages council legislation in 1978, 1982 and 1983; and if he will give separate Scottish figures for each year.

Fines totalling £1,574 in 1978, £1,425 in 1982 and £370 in 1983 were imposed by the how many were found to be underpaying in each year; and if he will express those underpaying as a percentage of all thosevisited in each year.

The information requested is given in the following table:courts for offences under the wages council legislation. There were no successful prosecutions in Scotland in these years.