629. Broadcasting proceedings of the House of Commons.

629.     Broadcasting proceedings of the House of Commons.

The proceedings of the House of Commons are recorded both for radio and for television. Sound broadcasting has taken place since 19781. Televising began experimentally in 19892 and was made permanent in 19903. Sittings in Westminster Hall and the proceedings of select committees (when those proceedings are held in public) may be recorded for television if there is sufficient demand from broadcasters for the footage. Proceedings have been broadcast on the internet permanently since 20034.

Arrangements for broadcasting the proceedings of the House are