Communications Committee

BBC Charter Renewal: public purposes and licence fee inquiry

Inquiry status Concluded

Inquiry 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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