35. Captain Dugdale
asked the Minister of Information the languages in which the European news service is broadcast?
I will circulate in the Official Report particulars of the 25 European languages in which the B.B.C. now broadcasts.
§ Following are the particulars:
§ In the European service, news bulletins are broadcast daily in the following languages:
- French (including a bulletin primarily intended for Belgium).
- German (including a bulletin primarily intended for Austria).
§ In addition, news is broadcast in Icelandic (newsletter once a week), Slovak (irregular broadcasts in Czech bulletins) and Luxembourg patois (newsletter once a week). A weekly newsletter in Maltese is included in the B.B.C.'s Empire service.