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Bbc Investment Programme

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 22 March 1951

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what capital sum the British Broadcasting Corporation were permitted by the Government to spend in each of the financial years 1946 to 1951 inclusive.

The information is not available for years before 1949, when the limits fixed were not financial. The investment programmes for 1949 and 1950 were laid down for calendar, and not financial, years, and were published in the Economic Surveys for 1949 and 1950. The B.B.C. investment programme for 1949 was £1.6 million, the programme for 1950 was £1.7 million.