Director of Public Prosecutions (Inquiries)

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd January 1967.

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Photo of Mr Alf Morris Mr Alf Morris , Manchester Wythenshawe 12:00 am, 23rd January 1967

asked the Attorney-General if he will instruct the Director of Public Prosecutions to inquire into an organisation, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe, with a view to prosecution.

Photo of Sir Elwyn Jones Sir Elwyn Jones , West Ham South

Police inquiries are being made into the activities of this organisation.

Photo of Mr Alf Morris Mr Alf Morris , Manchester Wythenshawe

I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for that reply. May I assure him that there is deep and continuing concern about the activities of this organisation, particularly at the prospect of its spreading its activities to the City of Manchester.

Photo of Sir Elwyn Jones Sir Elwyn Jones , West Ham South

I am aware of the anxiety that exists. Inquiries are now being conducted by the police to see whether any criminal proceedings are called for.