Cinemas (Admission of Children)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th November 1960.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton 12:00 am, 24th November 1960

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in view of the undesirability of juveniles seeing films of a sensationally morbid or violent character and the legal inability of the private Board of Film Censors to ensure that A and X films shall not be seen by juveniles, what steps he proposes to take to make the admission of juveniles to the showing of such films a legal offence.