HC Deb 11 May 1960 vol 623 cc392-3
12. Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Postmaster-General when he now expects to receive the report of the Television Advisory Committee on lineage, colour, and the future uses of available channels in Bands III, IV, and V.

14. Mr. C. Hughes

asked the Postmaster-General when he expects to receive the Report of the Television Advisory Council on the technical developments in television which will affect the allocation of the remaining channels in Band III.

Mr. Bevins

I hope that the Committee will report very soon now.

Mr. Ness Edwards

We have had this Answer, I think, about every three months over the last five years. Is it not about time that the right hon. Gentleman ended this dilatoriness and got this report produced? After all, a very great deal depends upon it. I hope that the right hon. Gentleman will be able to give us an answer really soon.

Mr. Bevins

As the right hon. Gentleman knows, I am not a dilatory customer by nature at all. The Television Advisory Committee met on 27th of last month to consider its final report, and I am quite sure (hat I shall not have to fence much longer.

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