Violent film legislation

Title
Violent film legislation
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
13 Apr 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
Des Fahy reports on the Conservative Party retreat over legislation to tighten up regulation of violent films, some amendments to the Criminal Justice Bill tabled by David Alton MP have been agreed including stricter film classification and jail sentences for selling horror films to children. Includes Commons speeches from David Alton; Home Secretary Michael Howard; shadow Home Secretary Tony Blair.
Contributors
David Alton; Tony Blair; Des Fahy; Michael Howard
Keywords
Legislation; Parliamentary bills; Violence; Children (age group); Penal sanctions; Films; Video tape recordings; Child behaviour; Criminal Justice Act 1994; BBFC

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