§ 26. Mr. Alison
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to ensure that foreign films imported for showing or distribution in the United Kingdom are not cleared by customs without detailed inspection.
§ Mr. Robert Sheldon
Customs attempt to examine imported films likely to infringe the import prohibition on indecent or obscene articles, but the detailed examination of all films imported for showing or distribution in this country would impose serious delay and inconvenience on legitimate trade and make excessive demands on Customs' resources.