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Intoxicating Liquors (Labelling And Advertising)

Volume 395: debated on Wednesday 1 December 1943

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asked the Minister of Food whether the Regulations concerning Foods (Labelling and Advertising), issued on 9th November, apply to intoxicating liquors to prevent advertisements which were de- scribed by the Royal Commission on Licensing as containing palpable scientific untruths?

The Regulations to which my hon. Friend refers do apply to intoxicating liquors.

Is it very wise to permit this advertising of intoxicating liquor to go on when the whole country is really distressed about the increased drinking among juveniles?

I do not think the Noble Lady's question is relevant to the Question on the Paper.