HC Deb 16 April 1981 vol 3 cc278-9W
Mr. Dubs

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if, pursuant to the reply to the hon. Member for Battersea South of 16 February, Official Report, column 5, he will list in the Official Reportthe number of complaints his Department has received about the content of Reader's Digest, Leisure Arts and the Joy of Knowledge postal advertising material in the past year; and what further steps he took.

Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

Since 1 April 1980 we have received 13 complaints about postal advertising from these sources, of which seven related primarily to aspects of content. Our normal practice is to refer complainants to the Advertising Standards Authority or to the Mail Order Publishers Authority, as appropriate.

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