§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what formal representations he has received from the British Broadcasting Corporation about the banning of the appearance of Sinn Fein on television and radio; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Renton
None. When the directions were issued, the BBC and the IBA undertook to implement them, although they requested that the need for them should be kept under close review.