HC Deb 13 November 2001 vol 374 c636W
Mr. Allan

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what action her Department is taking to promote digital television to consumers who do not wish to take out a pay TV subscription. [12339]

Dr. Howells

On 12 October, the Government published a draft Digital TV Action Plan which sets out the issues on which action needs to be taken to enable and encourage take up of digital television. An essential element of the Plan will be the need to raise the awareness and knowledge of consumers including those who want to receive only free-to-view channels.