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Royal Commission (Report)

Volume 480: debated on Wednesday 8 November 1950

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asked the Lord President of the Council when he expects to receive the Report of the Royal Commission on the British Broadcasting Corporation.

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave to the hon. Member for Ashford (Mr. Deedes) on 24th October.

While not knowing off-hand the answer which my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member, might I ask him to bear in mind that there is some public anxiety in this matter? Even in another place there has been a temporary display of interest. Would my right hon. Friend urge on the Commission the desirability of making an early report?

I asked for the report by the end of the year, and I have no particular reason to think that it will not be available by then.