§ Sir C. Osborne
asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the cost of the experiment of radio recordings of the proceedings of the House of Commons; when it will be ended; and under which Vote it will be paid for.
§ Mr. Peart
The estimated cost of the experiment of radio recording the proceedings of the House of Commons is £4,000 by the B.B.C. and £110 by the Ministry of Public Building and Works. The experiment ends on Friday, 17th May. The B.B.C. costs will be paid for by the House of Commons' Vote, and a Supplementary Estimate for this purpose will be introduced in due course.