HC Deb 11 March 1959 vol 601 cc1242-3
30. Mr. C. R. Hobson

asked the Postmaster-General when he proposes to change the members of the Independent Television Authority.

Mr. Marples

As and when existing appointments expire it will be my responsibility to consider how vacancies can best be filled.

Mr. Hobson

In view of the repeated breaches of the Television Act with unnatural breaks and the advertising of quack medicines, does not the right hon. Gentleman consider that the present membership of the Advisory Committee should be reviewed, since the members are not safeguarding the interests of the public?

Mr. Marples

I do not accept the assumptions on which that supplementary question is based.