HC Deb 20 April 1961 vol 638 c119W
Mr. Kelley

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of petitions he has received from clubs protesting against the provisions of Part III of the Licensing Bill, and the total number of signatories to such petitions.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The number of petitions against Part III of the Licensing Bill that I have received, or have had sent to me by hon. Members, is 968. The number of signatures is estimated to be about 89,000.