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International Broadcasting

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 129871, tabled on 26 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions the Government has had with international broadcasters located in the UK as part of its negotiations on securing access to EU broadcasting markets.

Answered on

6 March 2018

The government has engaged extensively with key broadcasting stakeholders on the impact of our exit from the EU. Over the past year, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the leading department for broadcasting policy, has held a number of ministerial roundtables with broadcasters on the topic of exiting the EU and related issues. We have also liaised with financial teams from a variety of broadcasting groups regarding the implications of our exit from the EU for these companies. In addition, ministers and officials continue to hold meetings with individual stakeholders to understand their preferences and concerns.