HC Deb 06 February 1939 vol 343 cc640-1
80. Mr. Day

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been called to a new card game, first introduced in America, ridiculing prominent English personages, including incidents relating to the British Crown; and will he take steps, either by legislation or otherwise, to prohibit the circulation of the same in Great Britain?

The Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd)

No, Sir; my right hon. Friend's attention has not been called to this game.

Mr. Day

Has not the hon. Member seen these new cards now in circulation which bring members of the Royal Family into ridicule?

Mr. Lloyd

Perhaps the hon. Member will forward them to my right hon. Friend.

Mr. Day

Will the Minister take action when they are forwarded?

Mr. Gallacher

Is the hon. Member not aware that prominent political personages are bringing themselves into disrepute?