HC Deb 20 June 1963 vol 679 cc82-3W
Sir W. Bromley-Davenport

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that theatre managers are now in the process of making arrangements to engage children for performances in Christmas plays; and whether he will give an assurance that none of the restrictions or changes envisaged in the Children and Young Persons Bill will be brought into operation before the end of the Christmas plays season.

Mr. Brooke

The provisions of the Bill relating to the employment of children and young persons in entertainment will not be brought into effect before the end of the 1963–64 Christmas season.

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