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Regional Broadcasting (East Midlands)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:30 pm on 30th March 2004.

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Photo of Dr Jim Marshall Dr Jim Marshall Labour, Leicester South 3:30 pm, 30th March 2004

My hon. Friend will be aware that a number of us have written to Ministers and to the body overseeing commercial TV, and he will know the response that we received. One of the main points in the response is that the regional TV company is spending a lot of money in the east midlands on further news-gathering facilities and on the ability to feed information to Birmingham. How does he answer that response?