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Road Signs (Local Radio Station Wavebands)

Volume 984: debated on Friday 9 May 1980

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what were the principal countries which supplied the wheat and maize, giving the tonnage and value of imports from each of the principal suppliers.

The quantities imported into the United Kingdom in 1979 from outside the European Community were:guidelines agreed with local authorities for the provision of signs along roads to identify the wavebands of local radio stations available to drivers in those areas where local radio stations are broadcasting; and whether he will make a statement.

There are no such guidelines at the moment and I feel that it would be impracticable to introduce signs of the type requested. Local broadcasts cover small, frequently overlapping, areas. Accurate signing of receivable wavelengths would be extremely difficult, and would require a proliferation of signs, useful to non-local drivers only.