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Channel Four Television: Privatisation

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 15239, tabled on 9 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate her Department has made of the projected (a) economic and (b) social returns from the privatisation of Channel 4; and on what assumptions those projections have been made.

Answered on

15 June 2022

The Government consulted extensively on the future of Channel 4, and the views and evidence gathered from a wide range of stakeholders has informed the Government’s assessment of any potential impact of a change of ownership. The Government published its sale impact analysis on 28 April.

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