HC Deb 10 December 1964 vol 703 cc218-9W
67. Dame Patricia Hornsby-Smith

asked the President of the Board of Trade if his Department has completed its examination of the evidence submitted to his predecessor on 6th February by the hon. Member for Chislehurst regarding the sale of magazine subscriptions by alleged students, and in respect of the many subscribers who have been deceived as to the receipt, content and value of the publications received, with particular reference to the 30,000 annual subscriptions paid for a publication which after circulating only one issue ceased publication altogether.

Mr. Jay

My predecessor referred these complaints to the Director of Public Prosecutions, who asked the Metropolitan Police to investigate. I understand that the investigations are continuing. I will write to the right hon. Member as soon as there is anything to report.

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