DIGITAL BROADCASTING (9411/05)
Letter from Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP,
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Department of Trade
and Industry to the Chairman
On 9 December 2005,
my predecessor Alan Johnson wrote to you explaining the late depositing
of the regulatory impact assessment for digital switchover in
the House Libraries. I hope that this has addressed your questions
and that your Committee will now be able to lift the scrutiny
reserve on this proposal.
26 June 2006
Letter from the Chairman to Rt Hon Alistair
Thank you for your letter of 26 June, which
Sub-Committee B considered at its meeting on 3 July.
We are grateful to you for your explanation
of the late depositing of the Regulatory Impact Assessment on
this proposal and are satisfied that our earlier concerns over
the percentage of the population required for the handover have
Therefore we are content to lift the scrutiny
reserve on this proposal. We apologise for the delay in clearing
the dossier from scrutiny.
5 July 2006
24 Correspondence with Ministers 45th Report of Session
2005-06, HL Paper 243, pp 114. Back