§ Lord Dean of Beswick
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are their plans to restructure the current regulating regime to take account of the convergence of broadcasting, telecommunications and information technology.
§ Lord Fraser of Carmyllie
The Government are keeping the market situation under review as various aspects of convergence in broadcasting telecommunications and information technology begin to develop. Against a criteria of stable regulation so that investment is stimulated, the Government will consider adjusting the regulatory regime from time to time, if it appears necessary, to take account of these multimedia developments. In addition, the regulatory authorities will continue to develop the ways in which they work together.