Patricia Bartlett founded the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards in 1970 and was a prominent critic of popular culture and social mores. She tackled a wide range of issues, including public nudity, pornography, abortion, homosexual law reform and what she saw as indecent publications. A much-mocked figure, Barlett continued to wage morality campaigns against a growing trend of social liberalism until she retired from public life in the mid-1990s. Here, in 1971, she gives evidence at a meeting of the Indecent Publications Tribunal, a government body that classified publications as either 'decent' or 'indecent'.
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