§ Mr. Faulds
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will introduce legislation to forbid the advertisement of cures for baldness, in view of the fact that specialist medical opinion accepts this condition as irreversible.
§ Sir G. Howe
This would not be appropriate. It is already an offence under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 to apply a false or misleading trade description to goods or to make a false or misleading statement about the provision of services in advertisements.