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Television (Interference)

Volume 529: debated on Wednesday 7 July 1954

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asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what instructions have been given to Government Departments to ensure that all vehicles under their control are now fitted with suppressors.

No instructions have been given; but so far back as the spring of 1952 all the Government Departments concerned told us that their vehicles had been, or were being, fitted with suppressors.


asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what fresh steps he is taking to prevent interference in television reception around the Waltham wireless station; and, in view of the correspondence sent to him, if he will make a statement.

I am disturbed to find that the trouble has recurred after so many attempts have been made to overcome it. We are going into the matter afresh with the Admiralty, and I will keep my hon. Friend informed of progress.