Skip to main content

Bingo (Premises)

Volume 643: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1961

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the overcrowding prevailing in premises where bingo is promoted; and what steps he is taking to ensure that such promoters provide adequate fire and other emergency precautions.

To date I have received no complaints or reports of overcrowding in the premises referred to. As regards the second part of the Question, town councils have certain powers to ensure that fire and other precautions are taken in buildings of public resort.