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Pay Television: Competition

Volume 460: debated on Wednesday 9 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he has taken to promote competition in the pay television market. (134406)

The matter raised is the responsibility of the independent regulator, the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which is accountable to Parliament rather than Ministers. Accordingly, I have asked the Chief Executive of Ofcom to reply directly to my hon. Friend. Copies of the Chief Executive’s letter will be placed in the Libraries of the House.