BBC Charter Review

The Government is currently consulting about its Green Paper on the BBC Charter Review. This Charter Review signals the most serious challenge to the purposes and funding of the BBC in a generation. Whatever your views on the future funding, scope and purpose of the BBC, as teachers and researchers in the field we encourage you to make sure your concerns are heard. The Consultation ends on 8th October 2015.

MeCCSA has made the following submissions:

  • DCMS BBC Public Consultation Response (PDF, 0.5Mb)
  • Lords Select Committee (PDF, 0.15Mb)
  • Commons Select Committee (PDF, 0.23Mb)

MeCCSA also submitted the below letter (PDF, 0.02Mb), addressed to John Whittingdale, along with the MeCCSA response to the DCMS consultation. Whilst the letter has been formally submitted, we would like as many signatories as possible – please consider adding your own below. Continue reading


MeCCSA’s responses to relevant consultations for our subject areas.

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HE Funding Cuts

MeCCSA’s response to the Higher Education Funding Cuts, including campaign material.

This section contains some of the basic facts and a few articles plus a
summary of the arguments for your use. The demonstration on the 10th November
showed the extent of support and strength of feeling over the proposed changes.
We need to keep the momentum going and ensure the real issues are heard loud
and clear.

You can download all the information in this section as a single campaign pack Word file.

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Responses to consultations regarding the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)

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Responses to consultations regarding the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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