13/2/01 Advertising Bill

Advertising Bill Third reading
13th Feb. 2001

I served on the Standing Committee, and I should like to make an input to the debate. As one who is new to this game, so to speak, I found the Standing Committee very educational. For example, Opposition Members wanted clarification about the word “advertising”. They must have asked for that about 10 times and, even though my hon. Friend the Minister told them on several occasions that the definition was in clause 1, they proceeded to ask on several further occasions why it was not also included in other parts of the Bill, and thus wasted time.

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