Transmitters (Expenditure)

Oral Answers to Questions — Television – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th July 1952.

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Miss Ward:

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General the total expenditure agreed in respect of television transmitters since the Pontop Pike Television Station was postponed.

Photo of Mr David Gammans Mr David Gammans , Hornsey

Expenditure on television transmitters is a matter for the B.B.C., within their allotted capital investment.

Miss Ward:

is my hon. Friend aware that that answer will cause the greatest suspicion on the North-East Coast and will make us believe that we are not getting a fair deal? Am Ito understand that there has been more capital expenditure on transmitters than would have given us our Pontop Pike station on the North-East Coast? [Interruption.]