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Anti-Semitic Pamphlet

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 22 April 1943

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asked the Lord Advocate whether his attention has been called to an anti-Semitic pamphlet called "The Truth about the Jews" published by Alexander Ratcliffe, of 2, Endrick Drive, Bearsden, near Glasgow, and printed by R. Thomson, 11, Spout Mouth, Glasgow, C.1; and whether he will consider prosecuting the publisher and printer thereof for libel or sedition or under the Defence of the Realm Regulations?

My attention has been called to this pamphlet. Libel is not a crime under the law of Scotland. I have considered whether it would be possible to prosecute for sedition or under the Defence Regulations but cannot find that any crime has been committed.