HC Deb 05 March 1981 vol 1000 c154W
13. Mr. Watson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will postpone the introduction of the fourth television channel.

Mr. Mayhew

The IBA has made considerable progress towards its intended starting date for the fourth television channel in the autumn of 1982. My right hon. Friend is not persuaded that there are grounds on which he should intervene.