HC Deb 20 December 1966 vol 738 c295W
Mr. Ron Lewis

asked the Prime Minister if he will set up a committee to look into the retention of British newspapers, in order to save others from going out of existence; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

The general situation was examined by the Royal Commission on the Press which reported in 1962 and certain aspects are now being reviewed by the Joint Board for the National Newspaper Industry. When the results of this review are known, the Government will wish to consider them.