This is a companion session to the evidence taken on 6 November from senior officials at the FCO on the FCO’s Annual Report 2011-12.
At this session, the Committee will be hearing from senior figures at the FCO’s two main sponsored bodies – the BBC World Service and the British Council - to discuss their performance over the past year and how they are providing services in a climate of financial austerity.
The meeting will take place on Tuesday 18 December in Committee Room 15 in the Palace of Westminster
(i) At 2.30 pm
- Peter Horrocks, Director, BBC Global News
(ii) At 3.30 pm
- Professor Pamela Gillies, Member, Board of Trustees, British Council
- Martin Davidson, CMG, Chief Executive, British Council