§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what assessment she has made of the present running costs of transmission services operated(a) by the BBC and (b) by companies in the private sector currently serving ITV, Channel 4 and commercial radio. 
§ Mr. Sproat
Our consultants, led by Hill Samuel, assessed the cost of transmission to both the BBC and the commercial broadcasters.728W
operation of the lottery, to write to the hon. Member, placing copies of his response in the Libraries of the House.