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The future of Channel 4


Since its launch in 1982, Channel 4 has been in public ownership. However, the Government is consulting on a possible privatisation of the broadcaster. This inquiry, building on the Committee’s previous work on Channel 4 and public service broadcasters, will examine the case for privatisation and possible changes to the remit and regulation of Channel 4.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 17 September 2021.

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  • Address: Communications and Digital Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW