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Wireless Licences (National Theatre)

Volume 244: debated on Tuesday 11 November 1930

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asked the Postmaster-General whether he has yet considered the scheme submitted to him for diverting part of the funds of the British Broadcasting Corporation for the purpose of subsidising a national theatre; if he is aware of the strong feeling among many of the wireless licence holders against the proposal; and whether he will seek the opinion of Parliament before assenting to any such proposal?

No scheme has been submitted to my Department for subsidising a national theatre from wireless licence revenue.