The BBC Trust on its initial response to the green paper on BBC charter review

Ritchie Cogan
Ritchie Cogan 10th September 2015

Sophie Powell, Chief of UK Advocacy and Campaigns




IBT RESPONSE TO BBC TRUST’S INITIAL RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT’S GREEN PAPER ON BBC CHARTER REVIEW.


IBT agrees with much of the BBC Trust’s response to the Government’s Green Paper on BBC Charter Review issued in July 2015 with the exception of one point – we strongly disagree with the proposed new wording for the first public purpose, Providing news and information to help people understand the world around them. IBT believes the UK delivery aspect of the current ‘global purpose’, ‘bringing the world to the UK’, should be retained across all genres of programming.



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