MPs debate the future of the BBC

08 September 2011

David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West, moved a motion to adjourn the House of Commons on Wednesday 7 September on the subject of the future of the BBC.

Watch and read the views of MPs who took part in the debate on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Edward Vaizey, responded on behalf of the Government.

Adjournment debates

Adjournment debates allow the Commons to hold a general open-ended debate on a subject or a government policy without reaching a formal decision about it.

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