HC Deb 04 December 1989 vol 163 c7W
Mr. Bermingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what consideration his Department has given to the future deregulation of telecommunications; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Forth

[holding answer 30 November 1989]: The regulatory framework for telecommunications is established by the Telecommunications Act 1984 and certain policy statements made at that time. I have no current plans to make significant changes to this framework. I shall, however, continue to look for further opportunities within the framework for increasing competition.

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