HC Deb 29 May 1970 vol 801 cc617-8W
Mr. Ashley

asked the Lord President of the Council if he will make a state- ment about arrangements for televising and broadcasting the State Opening of the First Session of the new Parliament.

Mr. Peart:

Her Majesty The Queen has been graciously pleased to give Her consent to a proposal which has the support of the Government and of the Opposition that the State Opening of the new Parliament should be broadcast on colour television and sound. The arrangements are being concerted with the authorities concerned.