§ Mr. Hugh Jenkins
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he is aware that Romulus Films Limited are illegally employing children under 12 years of age in the film "Oliver"; and if he will instruct his inspectors to enforce the law.
§ Mr. Crosland
My responsibilities in relation to the employment of children in entertainment under Section 22 of the Children and Young Persons Act, 1933, do not extend to the employment of children in films. The second part of the Question does not therefore, arise.