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BBC Digital Services

July 16, 2001

Question written on 16/07/2001

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when she intends to announce her decision on the applications of the BBC to run (a) a new children’s television channel and (b) Network Z.

Answered by Kim Howells

The consultation period for the new BBC digital services proposals has been extended to 27 July. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State therefore hopes to be able to make an announcement about her decision in late August/early September.