HC Deb 23 March 1949 vol 463 c362
35. Mr. Langford-Holt

asked the Postmaster-General whether he will commence discussions with representatives of Western European and other nations with a view to achieving uniformity in lineage and frequency in television transmissions.

The Postmaster-General (Mr. Wilfred Paling)

The United Kingdom is already taking part in the examination of television standards which is being made by a constituent organisation of the International Telecommunications Union.

Mr. Langford-Holt

Is the right hon. Gentleman intending that this country should persevere in a system which gives out the poorest definition in television of any country?

Mr. Paling

I do not agree with the implications of that statement.

Mr. Langford-Holt

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that that is a technical fact?

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