BSkyB, COBA and independent production representatives questioned on BBC

12 June 2014

On Tuesday 17 June, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hold the sixth evidence session of its inquiry into the future of the BBC.

The first set of witnesses will represent the views of commercial broadcasters. BSkyB is a prominent broadcaster and a member of COBA (Commercial Broadcasters Association). COBA represents multichannel broadcasters in the digital, cable and satellite TV sector in the United Kingdom.

The second panel are representatives of the independent production sector, both radio and television, and also the Children’s Media Foundation.


Tuesday 17 June


  • Adam Minns, Executive Director, COBA
  • David Wheeldon, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, BSkyB


  • Greg Childs, Director, Children's Media Foundation
  • Phil Critchlow, Chair, Radio Independents Group
  • Cat Lewis, Chief Executive and Executive Producer, Nine Lives Media
  • John McVay, Chief Executive, PACT 

The Committee’s next session on the BBC is expected to be on 24 June 2014.

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