§ Mr. Beggs
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent representations he has received on the operation of the Broadcasting Act in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Mellor
We have recently received representations from the hon. Member and others about questions of taste and decency raised by one programme. The Government do not have powers to intervene in the content of programmes.
§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will review the rules concerning circumstances in which pensioners have reduced cost television licences, so as to provide that everyone on a basic state pension and no other income can obtain a reduced price colour television licence.