HC Deb 19 July 1977 vol 935 c468W
Mr. Brotherton

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what licences are currently issued by his Department governing the activities of commercial and other productive enterprises.

Mr. Meacher

In 1977, under the Films Act 1960, the Department of Trade has issued 111 renters' licences to persons distributing cinematograph films to exhibitors and 1,471 annual licences and 277 part-year licences to cinemas exhibiting cinematograph films to the public. Licences may also be required for the export and import of certain commodities.