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Radio: Digital Broadcasting

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the impact on (a) low income households and (b) those in areas of poor digital radio reception of the switch-off of FM and AM analogue radio for digital radio. (150069)

None. The Government have no current plans to switch-off either the FM or AM analogue radio signals, but will keep this under review as required by section 67 of the Broadcasting Act 1996.