The history of advertising regulation

Simple question: when did the Advertising Association create its first self-regulatory body – the Advertising Investigation Department? According to the History of Advertising Trust it was 1928.  According to the Committee on Advertising Practice is was 1926.  And according to Fletcher, in the only extended history of advertising in the UK, it was 1927 (although they changed their name after a year).

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