B.B.C. News Bulletin (Omission)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information – in the House of Commons on 9th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South

asked the Minister of Information the reason for the complete suppression by the British Broadcasting Corporation in their midnight news of 5th August of any reference to the speech in the House of Commons that day of the hon. Member for Peckham (Mr. Silkin), the chairman of the Sub-Committee which prepared the Eleventh Report of the Select Committee on National Expenditure, having regard to the fact that reference was made in the midnight news to other speeches in the debate on that Report?