Draft Royal Charter for the Continuance of the BBC


About the Inquiry

On 27 September 2016, the committee took evidence on the Draft Royal Charter for the continuance of the BBC.

As part of its ongoing work on the draft charter, the Committee will look at the following areas:

  • The service agreement (date for consideration to be confirmed)
  • The role of OFCOM (date for consideration to be confirmed) 

Following the meeting meeting, SPICe produced a summary document: 


The BBC wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP with regards to the BBC's restructuring of its studios:

The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP wrote to the Convener on the draft BBC Charter and Framework Agreement: