HC Deb 01 May 1939 vol 346 cc1495-6
33. Mr. V. Adams

asked the Postmaster-General whether, in extending the television service beyond the London area, he will establish a television station in Leeds as being a centre of great population and therefore well suited for this purpose?

31. Mr. Salt

asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the progress which television has made, he will recommend the British Broadcasting Corporation to establish provincial stations in Birmingham, Manchester and Scotland?

Major Tryon

As indicated in my reply to a question asked on 24th April by my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Accrington (Major. Procter), the question of extending the television service raises numerous problems, both technical and financial. I can assure my hon. Friends that every effort is being made to find a solution of these problems, and that in considering the location of any future television stations, the claims of the centres they mention will not be overlooked.

Mr. Boothby

Will my right hon. and gallant Friend give consideration to Aberdeen?