HC Deb 12 April 1945 vol 409 cc1964-5
29. Mrs. Cazalet Keir

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning what steps he is taking to control the erection of advertisements over the countryside.

Mr. W. S. Morrison

Certain statutory powers exist now for the control of these advertisements. The Government are now considering whether further legislation for such control is needed and what forth the legislation should take.

Mrs. Cazalet Keir

Is my right hon. Friend aware that already large boards are going up in country districts advertising coca-cola?

Mr. Morrison

I do not know about that particular commodity being advertised, but I hope soon to enter into talks and conversations with industry and local authorities on this very matter.