§ Jane Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will relax ownership rules for local radio stations. 
§ Janet Anderson
The White Paper "A New Future for Communications", which the Government published for consultation in December, states that we will consider, with the Radio Authority, the possibility of devising a new regime for radio ownership to replace the current rules. We will decide how to proceed in the light of responses to the White Paper.