HC Deb 23 May 1969 vol 784 cc169-70W
Mr. Milne

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will institute proceedings under the Trade Descriptions Act against Spanish tourist agencies which advertise in the United Kingdom offering holiday accommodation in Spain, in view of the fact that holidaymakers arriving in Spain find that the hotel in which they had been booked either was not built or is in the course of erection.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

Locals Weights and Measures authorities are under a duty to enforce the provisions of the Act concerning false statements about accommodation. If anyone has grounds for thinking that a particular statement

produced in the first three periods of 1964, covering respectively 5, 4 and 5 weeks, were:—

offended against those provisions, he should bring the facts to the notice of the appropriate local authority for investigation.