HC Deb 29 February 1928 vol 214 cc412-3
46. Mr. FENBY

asked the Prime Minister how often and on what occasions the appropriate Minister has been approached by the British Board of Film Censors for advice about any particular film before they came to a decision to licence it?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE of the HOME DEPARTMENT (Sir Vivian Henderson)

The Prime Minister has asked my right hon. Friend to answer this question. The Secretary of State is informed that the Board of Film Censors has never approached any of His Majesty's Ministers directly, but from time to time it has consulted various Government Departments on questions arising in connection with particular films on which the Board desired information before arriving at a decision. These questions have been mainly technical, connected with naval and military incidents, but sometimes with public policy either at home or abroad.

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