HC Deb 22 May 1928 vol 217 c1679
42. Mr. MALONE

asked the Postmaster-General whether his Department has been kept informed of the progress made in the development of television; and whether, seeing that this invention must necessarily function in conjunction with the national broadcasting services, he proposes to amend the licence and agreement under which the British Broadcasting Corporation now functions so as to permit that body to employ television?


The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. With regard to the second part, I am advised that television is still in the experimental stage, and I do not consider that the time has yet come to make arrangements for the provision of a public service.

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