HC Deb 03 November 1987 vol 121 c619W
Q10. Mr. Temple-Morris

asked the Prime Minister what representations she has received concerning Government funding for the British Broadcasting Corporation to operate a satellite television news service.

The Prime Minister

The BBC external services put forward a new proposal to establish a satellite television news service to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 6 August. Examination of the complex issues raised is not yet completed.