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Future of the BBC second evidence session

11 February 2014

Culture, Media and Sport Committee take evidence from former Directors-General and Chairmen of the BBC on Tuesday 11 February at 10.30am in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Tuesday 11 February, at 10.30am, Thatcher Room Portcullis House

  • Mr Gavyn Davies OBE
  • Mr Greg Dyke

At 11.30am (approximately)

  • Lord Birt
  • Lord Grade

Background

Culture, Media and Sport Committee announced an inquiry into the Future of the BBC on 22 October 2013.

The Committee is starting the debate on the future of the BBC in preparation for the review of its Royal Charter. The BBC’s current Charter comes to an end on 31 December 2016. During the course of the inquiry, the Committee expects to consider all aspects of the BBC from its purpose, scale, and funding and governance arrangements in the period beyond 2016. The inquiry’s terms of reference and the written evidence received so far can be found on the Committee’s website.

Purpose of session

In this second evidence session, the Committee will hear evidence from former Directors-General and Chairmen of the BBC and will explore their views on what a future BBC should like and on public service broadcasting beyond 2016.  

Further information

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