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The NUJ has voted to move to a formal ballot of all members at the BBC for industrial action in opposition to any compulsory redundancies at the corporation.
Their concerns were echoed by MPs from all parties, the length and breadth of England, in a House of Commons backbench debate.
Widescale cuts to the BBC are denying some of the most vulnerable people, locally and globally, access to trusted news.
Following negotiations with the NUJ, the BBC has made concessions on the drastic cuts it had proposed. Members are now considering if they will be enough.
The BBC’s reputation as a world-class broadcaster is being severely undermined by cuts to the World Service.
The BBC is cutting the World Service’s budget by £28.5m per year from April 2023, with 382 posts (almost one in five) to go. This NUJ briefing explains the impact of the cuts to the service.
Significant cuts will mean shared programming across the network.
Invitation letter to MPs to the Parliamentary briefing with presenters and journalists at the BBC News Channel and BBC World News on Wednesday 19 October.
The BBC is to close them down, with the loss of 70 journalists, and create a new channel by next April
The decision to close the BBC News Channel and BBC World News and create a new rolling news service in April 2023, with 70 fewer journalists, is a major mistake.