HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c140W
27. Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he plans next to meet representatives of the BBC World Service to discuss(a) future funding and (b) future language transmission policy. [26453]

Mr. Fatchett

Officials regularly meet with World Service to discuss such matters. My noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and I have had several discussions recently with the Managing Director. My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary hopes to do so in the near future.

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