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Commercial Broadcasting: Radio

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 141343, tabled on 4 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to implement commercial radio deregulation.

Answered on

15 May 2018

The commercial radio deregulation consultation closed on 8 May 2017 and the government response was published on 18 December 2017.

The next phase is for DCMS to begin the detailed work to develop the new legislative structure and to bring forward legislation prior to analogue licenses coming up for renewal in 2022. Legislation will be brought forward when Parliamentary time allows.

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