HC Deb 04 March 1998 vol 307 c672W
Mr. Reed

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what representations he has received about the Englandv. Wales rugby union international on Saturday 21 February not being available live to viewers of terrestrial channels. [31982]

Mr. Fisher

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has received six representations on the subject of the television coverage of this particular match, including two representations from hon. Members. He has received a further 47 representations on the subject of television coverage of the Five Nations rugby tournament since the present review of the list maintained under Part IV of the Broadcasting Act 1996 was announced last September.