HC Deb 04 June 1934 vol 290 cc573-4
57. Captain CROOKSHANK

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been called to the forthcoming broadcast of the activities of Oxford University conducted by Lord Halifax, its chancellor; whether he is satisfied that this is consonant with the terms on which this university receives grants from the University Grants Committee; and whether he will consider recommending to the committee that it should refrain from making grants to a university unless it agrees not to indulge in advertisement through the medium of the British Broadcasting Corporation?


The answer to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative, and my right hon. Friend can see no ground for taking such a course as my hon. and gallant Friend suggests.


If he will not do that, will he impress upon his Noble Friend the importance, at any rate, of dignity even in advertising?