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BBC Trust and S4C questioned by Committee

28 January 2016

The Welsh Affairs Committee continue their inquiry into the future of broadcasting in Wales. Among those giving evidence are Rona Fairhead, Chair of the BBC Trust, Ian Jones, Chief Executive of S4C and Huw Jones, Chairman of the S4C Authority.

Witnesses

Monday 1 February 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 4pm

  • Rona Fairhead, Chair, BBC Trust
  • Elan Closs Stephens, Trustee for Wales, BBC Trust

At 4.45pm

  • Ian Jones, Chief Executive, S4C
  • Huw Jones, Chairman, S4C Authority

At 5.30pm

  • Dr Ruth McElroy, Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations, University of South Wales

Chair's comments

Committee chairman David TC Davies commented:

"This session provides an opportunity for the committee to understand the future of Welsh programming as the BBC undergoes charter review. We will be looking to see what funding pressures S4C faces and how this will affect their output. We will also want to hear about the work S4C and the BBC are undertaking to represent the interests of viewers."

Further information

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