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BBC World Service: North Korea

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL2182, tabled on 14 September 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the BBC’s decision to inaugurate broadcasts to the Korean peninsula.

Answered on

21 September 2015

No such assessment has been made. The BBC's proposals published in 'British, Bold, Creative - The BBC’s programmes and services in the next Charter', including its ideas for the future of the World Service, will be an important part of the Charter Review process the Government is running.