HC Deb 11 November 1999 vol 337 c830W
Mr. Peter Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what representations he has received about the proposal for a digital licence fee from commercial broadcasters who were responding to the Davies Committee recommendations on the future funding of the BBC. [95113]

Mr. Chris Smith

[holding answer 25 October 1999]: I regret that it has not been possible to provide an answer before Prorogation. I shall therefore write to the hon. Member and place a copy of my reply in the Libraries of the House.