HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 c397W
Mr. David Reed

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what statutory restrictions apply to spot-theball competitions in newspapers and other publications.

Mr. Maudling

I would refer the hon. Member to Section 47 of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act, 1963; and, as regards the application of that Section to this type of competition, to my answer to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Mr. Spence) on 19th November last.—[Vol. 806, c.466.]