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Channel Four Television: Privatisation

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 5371, tabled on 19 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to the oral evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on 19 May, if she will provide the source of the opinion poll that stated 53 per cent of the UK public were unaware that Channel 4 is currently in public ownership.

Answered on

24 May 2022

The polling cited by the Secretary of State was conducted by the consultants Redfield and Wilton who found that 53% of people thought Channel 4 was privately owned.

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