HC Deb 25 February 1957 vol 565 c130W
98. Mr. G. Darling

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) whether he is aware that British broadcasts and information services to China are inadequate; and if he will see that these services are extended and improved without unnecessary delay;

(2) whether he will examine the reduction in rebroadcasts of the British Broadcasting Corporations' Latin-American programmes and transcriptions as a matter of urgency, and take steps to restore the Latin-American service to its former level without waiting for the completion of the wider inquiries into overseas services.

Mr. Ian Harvey

No. My right hon. and learned Friend does not wish to anticipate the conclusions of the review of all the overseas information services which is being undertaken by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

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