HC Deb 20 June 1939 vol 348 cc2048-9W
Colonel Wedgwood

asked the Prime Minister whether he proposes to continue the broadcasts in Spanish and Portuguese; and, if so, on what Vote the cost of these broadcasts are borne?

Mr. Butler

I understand that the B.B.C. have no intention of stopping their recently started news bulletins in Spanish for Spain and Portuguese for Portugual. The services in Spanish and Portuguese for Latin America are being extended as from 3rd July. The cost is met out of the grant to the B.B.C., paid from the Vote for broadcasting Class IV, 12, which has been increased for this purpose.