HC Deb 20 May 1981 vol 5 c84W
Mr. Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for Trade how much was earned in foreign exchange from the exporting of British television programmes in each of the years 1970 to 1980; and what was the cost of imported television programmes for each year.

Mr. Parkinson

The latest available information was published in an article entitled "Overseas transactions in films and television material in 1979", inBritish Business, 19–26 December 1980, a copy of which is in the House of Commons Library.