§ Mr. Simon Thomas
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress has been made towards the establishment of Switchco. 
§ Estelle Morris
[holding answer 16 September 2004]Discussions are taking place between the Government, broadcasters, and other stakeholders under the Digital Action Plan, on the role and structure of the organisation that will be responsible for co-ordinating Digital Switchover. An announcement will be made on the outcome of these discussions in due course.