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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): BBC future funding

Communications and Digital Committee
BBC future funding

Monday 23 May 2022

Start times: 2.15pm (private) 2.30pm (public)

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Lords Committee hears from BBC executives on the future of the licence fee

The Communications and Digital Committee holds the penultimate evidence session of its inquiry into BBC future funding. The Committee hears from the BBC Director-General, Chairman, and the Director of Policy. This comes as the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport confirmed that the Government will announce a review of the licence fee before the parliamentary summer recess.

Meeting details

At 2.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry BBC future funding
Director-General at BBC
Chairman at BBC
Director of Policy at BBC

Possible questions

Possible topics and areas for discussion with witnesses include:

  • How will the BBC remain relevant over the next 10-15 years?
  • Which principles should underpin the decision about the BBC’s funding model?
  • What alternative funding options should be considered?
  • Should the BBC should be more proactive in publicly shaping the future funding model debate?

Further information


Room 4, Palace of Westminster

How to attend