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Obscene Books

Volume 527: debated on Thursday 13 May 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he is taking to prevent further publication, sale, and distribution of obscene books which disclose the names and addresses of the publishers.

My right hon. and learned Friend is satisfied that the prosecuting authorities are fully aware of the importance of suppressing the traffic in obscene books at the source and he does not think any action is called for on his part.