HC Deb 18 January 1940 vol 356 c210
22. Mr. Keeling

asked the Home Secretary when he expects to introduce a War Charities Bill?

Sir J. Anderson

This matter is under consideration, but I am not yet in a position to make any further statement.

Mr. Keeling

Will my right hon. Friend agree that it is urgently necessary to check the activities of bogus charities which are taking advantage of members of the public?

Sir J. Anderson

I do not know that there is any considerable evil, but the matter has been under close consideration for some time past and I hope to be able to say something at a very early date.

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