Independent Television (Levy)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th February 1970.

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Photo of Mr Stratton Mills Mr Stratton Mills , Belfast North 12:00 am, 16th February 1970

Is the Minister aware that he has now had the Cooper Brothers report for exactly a month? This is an intolerable delay, since the independent television companies face a considerable crisis and there has been a drop in standards. Is it not clear that the Government are much slower to reduce taxation than to increase it?