Foreign Broadcasts (Regional Editors).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information. – in the House of Commons on 4th March 1942.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

asked the Minister of Information whether the regional editors of foreign broadcasting in the British Broadcasting Corporation are experts, both as journalists and in knowledge of the countries with which they are dealing?

Photo of Mr Brendan Bracken Mr Brendan Bracken , Paddington North

All of them possess both qualifications; and are experts in one or other.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Is my right hon. Friend really satisfied that all of these editors are familiar with the countries with which they are dealing, and will he look into the matter again, as the information in my possession is that that is not the case?

Photo of Mr Brendan Bracken Mr Brendan Bracken , Paddington North

I shall be delighted to look into the matter again.