HC Deb 07 April 1982 vol 21 c343W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost of maintaining the British Army of the Rhine's television service for 1980–81 and 1981–82; what is the estimated cost for 1982–83; and what is the size of its audience.

Mr. Blaker

The costs of the English language television service for British Forces, Germany, including those incurred on related works services both here and in Germany by the Property Services Agency, were £5.5 million in 1980–81, and are estimated to be £3.9 million in 1981–82 and £4.7 million in 1982–83. The service is now estimated to reach an audience of 158,000.