Media Release: BBC Trust confirms permission refusal for BBC’s local video plans

From a release issued this morning: “The BBC Trust confirmed today that it has refused permission for local video after concluding its public value test into the proposals”.

“The Trust’s final decision follows a public consultation on its provisional conclusions, published in November, to reject local video because it would not improve services for the public enough to justify either the investment of licence fee funds or the negative impact on commercial media.”

Full release at this link…

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