§ 21. Lieut. - General Sir AYLMER HUNTER-WESTON
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps are being taken to arrange for wireless communication within the Empire beyond the chain station in Egypt; how it is proposed to work to the station in Australia which the Commonwealth Government is about to construct for direct communication to Great Britain; and what steps are being taken to reserve for the Empire the necessary wireless wave lengths for long-distance working?
The ASSISTANT POSTMASTER.-GENERAL (Mr. Pike Pease)
I have been asked to answer this question. As regards [...] first part of the question, I would [...] the hon. and gallant Member to the 2256 statement which my right hon. Friend made in the House last Thursday on the subject of the Imperial Wireless Chain in reply to a question by the hon. Member for Frome. Steps have been taken to reserve the right to the use of wavelengths necessary for long-distance working.