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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): BBC future funding

Communications and Digital Committee
BBC future funding

Wednesday 27 April 2022

Start times: 2.00pm (private) 2.15pm (public)

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Lords Committee hears perspectives from economists about the BBC’s purpose

The Communications and Digital Committee continues its inquiry into BBC future funding in a session with Ryan Bourne and Dr Cento Veljanovski.

Meeting details

At 2.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry BBC future funding
R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics at Cato Institute
Founder and Managing Partner at Case Associates

Possible questions

Possible questions and areas for discussion with witnesses include:

  • In your view, what should be the purpose of a national broadcaster? Is the notion of a national broadcaster still justifiable?
  • How should the BBC be funded in future?
  • What do the BBC and government need to do to ensure the Corporation is viewed as legitimate in future?


Further information


Room 4, Palace of Westminster

How to attend