Skip to main content

Pirate Radio

Volume 79: debated on Friday 24 May 1985

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the current pirate radio stations known to he broadcasting in the United Kingdom; what was the approximate date on which they started transmitting and the regularity with which they now broadcast; and what was the number of occasions, if any, that they have been prosecuted, and with what result.

StationStarted broadcastingRegularity of broadcastsNumber of prosecutionsConvictions
Arabia RadioSpring 1984Intermittent33
Asian People's RadioSummer 1984Daily11
Contact Radioearly 1985Intermittent
Contrast Radioearly 1985Intermittent
ESP RadioMay 1985Intermittent
GEL RadioMay 1985Intermittent
HorizonSummer 1982Daily
London Greek RadioAutumn 1983Daily22
London Turkish RadioSpring 1984Intermittent22
London Weekend Radioearly 1983Daily11
Merseywaveslate 1983Intermittent11
RIKlate 1984Intermittent44
ShoestringSpring 1984Intermittent22
Sina RadioSummer 1984Daily
Skyline RadioSummer 1983Daily
Solar RadioAutumn 1984Daily11
South East SoundSummer 1983Intermittent
Turkish Community RadioSummer 1984Intermittent11
Voice of the ImmigrantSpring 1984Daily33
Voice of London Greekearly 1985Intermittent