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Television Services

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1949

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asked the Postmaster-General in what parts of Great Britain television services are already established; how long is Scotland to wait for such services; and how many sets have been licensed in Great Britain.

The B.B.C. is operating one television station at Alexandra Palace, London, which serves an area comprising about one-quarter of the population of the United Kingdom. I am sorry that I am unable to say when television services will be extended to Scotland. 120,100 television licences were current at the end of February, 1949.