Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 28th January 1942.
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asked the Minister of Information whether it is proposed at any stage during the course of the war to play the National Anthems of the Allies on suitable occasions, or whether the ban is to remain permanent?
Yes, Sir, the National Anthems of all our Allies will be played on suitable occasions.
Does that mean that it will now be possible for the B.B.C. to broadcast the American and Soviet National Anthems, and have they been so informed?
Yes, Sir. The B.B.C. can broadcast the American and Soviet National Anthems and all National Anthems.
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