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