HC Deb 07 August 1925 vol 187 c1710

(by Private Notice) asked the Postmaster-General whether he can state the terms of reference and the composition of the Broadcasting Committee of Inquiry.

The POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Sir William Mitchell-Thomson)

Yes, Sir. The terms of reference will be as follow: To advise as to the proper scope of the broadcasting service and as to the management, control and finance thereof after the expiry of the existing licence on 31st December, 1926. The Committee will indicate what changes in the law, if any, are desirable in the interests of the broadcasting service.

The Committee will be constituted as follows:—

It is expected that the Committee will commence their sittings during the month of November.

Colonel DAY

Will the Committee also consider a reduction of the fees charged to the crystal licence holders.


That, I think, would come under the word "finance."