MPs Demand Crackdown On Payday Lender Ads


Wonga advert Ads by companies such as Wonga could be affected Payday loan companies should be barred from advertising during children's television programmes, MPs will demand in a hard-hitting report this week. Sky News has learnt that the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee will say on Friday that payday lenders should be restricted from buying media space during specific programming segments.People familiar with the MPs' report said that it would also urge Ofcom to conduct a review of the use of cartoon-style characters in payday lenders' advertising.