HC Deb 03 April 1996 vol 275 c226W
Mr. French

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage if she will commission a report on the technical and practical considerations of requiring all new television receivers to be fitted with a V-chip; and if she will make a statement. [22139]

Mr. Sproat

The Government are studying the technical and practical implications of the V-chip, and other similar devices. On 26 March the Department hosted a seminar organised by the Advertising Association at which Dr. Pober, executive director of the US Entertainment Software Rating Board, and Professor Goldstein, an expert in studies on violence and the media from Utrecht university, shared their knowledge of the experience to date in the USA.

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