HC Deb 29 November 1976 vol 921 c27W
Mr. Michael Hamilton

asked the Lord President of the Council by what authority television cameras were introduced into the Chamber of the House on 24th November.

Mr. Foot

Following consultations through the usual channels I advised Mr. Speaker that it would be acceptable to follow the precedents of 1966, 1970 and 1974 in allowing cameras into the Chamber of the House as part of the televising of the State Opening of Parliament.

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