Communications Committee

BBC Charter Renewal: public purposes and licence fee inquiry

Inquiry status concluded

Report published on 24 February. Report debated on 21 April. Government Response published 12 May 2016.

Report published

The BBC remains a cornerstone of British life, says the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications, in its report. The Committee has found no need for fundamental changes to the BBC's core mission – to 'inform, educate and entertain' - which was set out by the BBC's founder Director General, Lord Reith, around 50 years ago.

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