HC Deb 21 November 1951 vol 494 c362
26. Mr. C. R. Hobson

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General when regulations under the Wireless Telegraphy Act will be made to deal with interference to television reception from petrol-driven vehicles.

Mr. Gammans

No decision has yet been reached. For new vehicles it is essential before making regulations to be sure that supplies of suppressors will be available to manufacturers. As regards vehicles already on the road, we wish to proceed as far as possible by voluntary methods.

Mr. Hobson

Do I understand now that the only reason why interference from these vehicles cannot be suppressed is due to the shortage of suppressors?

Mr. Gammans

That is in respect of new vehicles.

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