HC Deb 07 December 1939 vol 355 cc831-2W
Mr. McGhee

asked the Home Secretary whether he will give the number of ordinary removals granted and confirmed

which made unauthorised use of the names of prominent persons in this country and in France and was closed down; and whether he will expedite the introduction of a War Charities Bill which will enable the police to prevent appeals to the public except after official investigation and approval?

Sir J. Anderson

I was not aware of the circumstances to which my hon. Friend refers. The question of introducing legislation for the control of war charities is already under consideration.

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