Broadcast Postscripts.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1941.

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Major Lloyd:

asked the Minister of Information whether, in view of the fact that the Sunday night postscripts tend to promote political controversy and are detrimental to national unity, which is so essential at the present time, he will invite the British Broadcasting Corporation to abolish these talks except in the case of Cabinet Ministers?

Photo of Hon. Harold Nicolson Hon. Harold Nicolson , Leicester West

My hon. and gallant Friend will have observed that during recent weeks all subjects likely to provoke political controversy have been avoided in Sunday evening postscripts.

Photo of Mr George Mathers Mr George Mathers , Linlithgowshire

Has not that resulted in the postscripts being so nebulous as to be unsatisfactory