Policy paper

A BBC for the future: a broadcaster of distinction

The Government's proposals for the BBC's next Charter to make sure it remains a valued public broadcaster for the future

Documents

A BBC for the future: a broadcaster of distinction

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A BBC for the future: a broadcaster of distinction - Welsh

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Details

The Royal Charter forms the constitutional basis of the BBC and its current Charter is due to expire at the end of 2016.

Following evidence gathering, which has included a public consultation, 16 focus groups, 12 in-depth interviews, two independent reports, and engagement with 300 stakeholders, the Government is publishing a white paper detailing its proposals for the BBC.

Published 12 May 2016