HC Deb 07 May 1952 vol 500 cc41-2W
96. Mr. C. I. Orr-Ewing

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General whether he is prepared to initiate action in view of the difficulties about copyright in sport in television which has been a contributory factor over many years in preventing some of the outstanding sporting events being seen by viewers, and which is likely again to prevent the Derby being televised this year.

Mr. Gammans

My noble Friend feels that it would be inappropriate for him to intervene in this matter while the question of copyright is being examined by the Copyright Committee appointed by the Board of Trade.

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