§ 74. Mr. Lewis
asked the Postmaster General if he is aware that Sir Bernard Docker has booked time on the Independent Television Authority service to publicise his side of the dispute with his former employers, the Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited; and whether he will ban this broadcast under the Second Schedule to the Act, as being an advertisement and reference to an industrial dispute.
Section 4 (3) of the Television Act places on the Independent Television Authority the responsibility for ensuring that advertisements comply with the provisions of the Second Schedule. The Authority decided that this particular advertisement was admissible under those provisions.