Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Welsh News and Programmes).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 25th March 1941.

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Photo of Major Goronwy Owen Major Goronwy Owen , Caernarvonshire

asked the Minister of Information (1) whether, in view of the fact that the majority of people engaged in industry and agriculture in Wales are, by the nature of their work, precluded from listening in to the Welsh news at five o'clock, he will arrange for the Welsh news to be broadcast at a more convenient hour, say seven o'clock in the evening;

(2) whether he is aware of the great and growing dissatisfaction in Wales with the brevity of the Welsh broadcast in the British Broadcasting Corporation programme; and whether he will arrange for a longer period to be allotted for this purpose?