HC Deb 01 March 1927 vol 203 c203
35. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Postmaster-General whether the British Broadcasting Corporation has decided on its policy with regard to the building of high-power stations in order to provide alternative programmes all over the country; if so, how far the work has progressed; has he been consulted as to this policy; and, if so, what has been the Government opinion expressed?

The POSTMASTER.GENERAL (Sir William Mitchell—Thomson)

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Blackburn on the 15th February. The present position is that the British Broadcasting Corporation are arranging to carry out certain experiments, and when these are concluded they may be in a position to submit proposals.

Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

May I have an answer to the last part of my question, in regard to Government policy?


In this matter the Government can form no opinion until they have seen the result of the experiments.

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