HC Deb 29 February 2000 vol 345 c251W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement on the mechanism he intends to deploy to review the BBC digital service; and what safeguards will be in place to prevent any compromise of the BBC's editorial independence. [112053]

Janet Anderson

[holding answer 28 February 2000]: The Government will be announcing details of the review of digital services in due course and we will ensure that the BBC's editorial independence is not compromised in any way.