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Digital Switchover

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on digital switchover in Scotland. (253071)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on a range of issues, including digital switchover. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport visited the Borders region in advance of Scotland’s first digital switchover last autumn and met with local council and interest groups. My right hon. Friends are hosting a broadcasting summit in Glasgow on the 19 March which will be attended by numerous representatives of Scotland’s broadcasting and creative industries.