HC Deb 01 February 1971 vol 810 c256W
62. Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications if he will make a further statement on the future of the British Broadcasting Corporation's local radio stations; and what reply he has made to requests that they should be handed over to commercial interests.

Mr. Chataway

I do not yet have anything to add to my announcement of 6th August, 1970, a copy of which is in the Library. I have asked inquirers about the future of local radio to await the publication of the Government's proposals.

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