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Digital Switchover: South Wales

Volume 486: debated on Monday 19 January 2009

9. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress has been made on ensuring that audio description is available via a single button on set-top boxes in advance of digital switchover in South Wales. (248270)

Revised core receiver requirements for equipment provided as part of the Digital Switchover Help Scheme were published on 11 November 2008. One button access to audio description from the remote control handset is now a mandatory requirement for the most costs effective option offered under the scheme.