HC Deb 04 February 1957 vol 564 c12W
93. Mr. Jay

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to which Minister the liaison officer, recently appointed, between the Foreign Office and the British Broadcasting Corporation, is responsible.

Mr. Ian Harvey

This officer is responsible to my right hon. and learned Friend the Foreign Secretary.

104. Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the nature of the duties of the liaison officer recently appointed by his Department to the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Mr. Ian Harvey

The duty of this officer is to assist with the arrangements under which, in accordance with Clause 15 (5) of the Licence and Agreement between the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Postmaster-General, the Corporation consults and collaborates with the Foreign Office and obtains and accepts from it information regarding conditions in foreign countries and Her Majesty's Government's policies towards them.