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Gaelic Language Television

Volume 456: debated on Monday 29 January 2007

10. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make resources available to make provision for supporting new Gaelic language television. (111461)

Government funding for the Gaelic Media Service was devolved to the Scottish Executive in 1999, but my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State committed a one-off sum of £250,000 to secure arrangements for a new Gaelic television service which we expect to be launched later this year.