COMMONS

Foreign and Commonwealth Office performance and finances 2012-13

31 October 2013

At this session, the Committee will be hearing from senior figures at two of the main public bodies sponsored by the FCO– the BBC World Service and the British Council. It is expected that the Committee will examine their performance over the past year and, for the BBC World Service, the impact of the move to BBC licence fee finding from April 2014.

Tuesday 5 November 2013, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses:
1. At 2.00 pm

  • Peter Horrocks, Director, BBC Global News
  • Richard Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, BBC Global News

2. At 3.00 pm

  • Sir Vernon Ellis, Chair, British Council
  • Martin Davidson, CMG, Chief Executive, British Council

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