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BBC Local: political pressure mounts with No. 10 petition

Calls to pause and rethink cuts to BBC local radio were taken to the heart of Westminster on 3 July, as a huge petition was handed into 10 Downing Street.

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Local journalists use Radio Leeds anniversary to highlight cuts to its service

Their concerns were echoed by MPs from all parties, the length and breadth of England, in a House of Commons backbench debate.

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NUJ calls for ‘pause and engage’ on BBC Local cuts 

Following a grilling of BBC director general Tim Davie at the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee, in which he revealed no formal consultation had taken place over cuts to BBC local radio, the NUJ is calling for the corporation to “pause and engage” over the unpopular cuts.

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NUJ statement on the BBC as journalists prepare to strike 

The broadcaster must recognise the damaging impact of recent decisions and engage fully with the union, to reach a solution in the dispute over cuts to local radio.

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NUJ members at the BBC call time on BBC Chair  

NUJ members working for the BBC say its chairman, Richard Sharp, must immediately resign for failing to disclose his role as a go-between for a loan to the then Prime Minister at a time when Sharp was applying for the corporation’s top job.

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Template letter to Tim Davie on BBC Radio Foyle

Write to Tim Davie, BBC director general, urging him to rethink plans to cut jobs and programmes at BBC Radio Foyle.

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BBC told to listen to its 5.7m local radio fans

NUJ members have signed a motion of no confidence in the BBC managers behind plans to “kill off” local radio.

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Oxford council signs motion opposing cut to local BBC TV bulletin

The city councillors say the BBC's plan to end TV bulletins from the city will undermine local democracy and older viewers’ ability to receive news on their local area.

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Council, police and fire chiefs rally in support of the BBC’s Cambridge Look East 

BBC director general Tim Davie has been asked to rethink dropping the Cambridge bulletin by a group representing four counties – Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes – who called it a retrograde step, saying the programme was an important way "in which all our organisations communicate with communities". 

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BBC director general’s 16.6 per pay rise is “tone deaf and an insult” to staff 

Tim Davie’s rise – worth £75,000 and taking his pay to £525,000 – is a massive insult to BBC staff who have experienced pay freezes, budget cuts and redundancies.

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