State Opening of Parliament

Palace of Westminister written question – answered on 28th October 1981.

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Mr. Garel-Jones asked the Lord President of the Council whether the State opening of Parliament on 4 November 1981 will be televised.

Mr. Pym: Following previous precedents, arrangements are being made for the opening ceremony on 4 346 November 1981 to be televised. In addition, authority has been given for the ceremony to be filmed for newsreel purposes.