HC Deb 20 October 1944 vol 403 c2679W
Petty Officer Alan Herbert

asked the Attorney-General when the committee appointed to inquire into the law of defamation had its last sitting; and when it is intended that it shall sit again.

The Attorney-General

The committee to which my hon. Friend refers held one sitting in May, 1939. It was not found practicable to continue with sittings durng the war, but my Noble Friend is consulting the chairman as to whether it would not now be practicable to invite the committee to resume its sittings.

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