HC Deb 18 January 1988 vol 125 c490W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he now has any plans to introduce legislation to control the proliferation of gaming machines and similar devices in shopping centres and to protect young people from them; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John Patten

We shall make our views known as soon as we have assessed the findings of the research which we have recently had done on this subject.