|Perhaps Zoo and Nuts do belong on the top shelf. But then so do
| Continuing her promotional efforts for British lads' mags, the Labour MP for Crosby, Claire Curtis-Thomas, yesterday urged readers of the Independent, to experience, first hand, the depravity of Nuts, Zoo and "the therefore-called newspaper the Daily Sport ... I would encourage you to go to your newsagents today and buy one of these titles." Anyone who complies will, Curtis-Thomas imagines, be as horrified as she was to find them on sale in close proximity to the Beano, therefore that one child, thinking to follow the exploits of Dennis the Menace, could easily find herself, instead, contemplating Big Brother contestants in their underwear. It is to avoid such calamities that the MP has presented one bill that would confine these magazines to the top shelf, with their sales controlled by one new independent regulator. ...
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