Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Empire Service).

– in the House of Commons at on 23 November 1931.

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Photo of Mr Denis Hanley Mr Denis Hanley , Deptford


asked the Postmaster-General whether he can make a statement as to the present position in relation to the establishment of an overseas broadcasting station?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

The British Broadcasting Corporation have recently announced their intention to proceed with the erection of a short-wave station from which an Empire broadcasting service will be given. Details of the service to be provided have not yet been settled. The station will be at Daventry, and the corporation state that its construction will begin shortly.