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Blackhill Control Centre

Volume 301: debated on Tuesday 25 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the impact on monitoring and maintenance of terrestrial television and radio transmission in Scotland of the closure of Blackhill Control Centre. [16699]

[holding answer 20 November 1997]: The Independent Television Commission and the Radio Authority set the technical standards for the transmission of commercial terrestrial television and radio services respectively. It is for the Commission and the Authority to monitor the compliance of broadcasters and service providers with those standards.