‘Misleading’ policing advert banned by watchdog – The Guardian

Posted March 26th, 2010 in advertising, news, police by sally

“A Home Office advertising campaign that highlights one of Labour’s  key election policies on crime and policing is to be banned by the advertising industry watchdog, the Guardian has learned. The Advertising Standards Authority has told the Home Office that its television adverts highlighting the government’s ‘policing pledge’ that neighbourhood officers can now be expected to spend 80% of their time on the beat is to be banned with immediate effect.”

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The Guardian, 25th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk