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Parliament:Questions and Answers

Lords backed

FORMER LABOUR Foreign Secretary Lord Owen said the law lords' ruling on former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet had led many people "to understand the significance of the Lords as a judicial chamber for the first time".

Radio friendly

THE GOVERNMENT moved closer to relax restrictions on ownership of digital multiple radio licences with the publication of a consultation paper. "My proposals are also designed to protect plurality of ownership and diversity of content," Chris Smith, the Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, said.