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Wednesday, 23 May 1928

Mr THEODORE (DALLEY, NEW SOUTH WALES) - In reference to the negotiations now proceeding between the Eastern Associated- /Telegraph Companies, the Marconi Company and the Pacific Cable Board, with a view to a merger for a united control of the means of communication now administered by the respective companies, and the proposed absorption of the beam wireless interests, will the Treasurer give an assurance that the Government will not commit itself to the relinquishing of its interests in the Pacific cable or in beam wireless until the whole matter has been discussed . by Parliament ?

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