Oral Answers to Questions — Press (Royal Commission's Report)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th October 1949.

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Photo of Mr John Haire Mr John Haire , Wycombe 12:00 am, 24th October 1949

Is my right hon. Friend aware of the growing concern being felt in the country at the increase in some of our daily and weekly newspapers of rumour-mongering, wild speculation, sex, sensationalism, and sheer lies, such as that which has been referred to today? Will he not take such steps as he can to urge the Press to set its own house in order?