HC Deb 16 November 1960 vol 630 c37W
Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the Lord Privy Seal what recent approaches have been made to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the subject of the jamming of British Broadcasting Corporation overseas broadcasts; and what was the response to such representations.

Mr. Heath

On 20th June Her Majesty's Ambassador in Moscow made representations to the Soviet authorities about the substantial increase in the jamming of British Broadcasting Corporation broadcasts to the Soviet Union which had taken place since 5th May.

The Soviet authorities replied on 21st July complaining of certain British Broadcasting Corporation broadcasts. The Embassy has answered this complaint and is awaiting a response from the Soviet Government.

Meanwhile, the amount of jamming appears to fluctuate.

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