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Watchdog to quiz BBC on cuts to regional news

17 August 2020: Ofcom will be requiring the BBC to prove its proposed cuts in news and current affairs will allow it to carry out its legal remit as a public service broadcaster.

Former media and culture committee chair and South east MPs ask broadcasting watchdog to check BBC cuts

10 August 2020: Damian Collins, former chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has sent a letter signed by other MPs, to the broadcasting watchdog over concerns about cuts to regional BBC programming in England.

Celebrities urge BBC not to cut regional current affairs programmes

17 June 2020: More than 100 personalities, from journalism, the arts, sciences and politics have written to BBC management in defence of Inside Out and the regional Sunday politics programmes under threat of cuts.

Labour’s media team takes part in NUJ town hall

11 June 2020: Almost 80 union members met MPs Jo Stevens and Chris Matheson to discuss issues in the industry and the NUJ’s News Recovery Plan

BBC puts two regional TV programmes under threat

8 June 2020: Regional current affairs show Inside Out and local Sunday Politics programmes look to be victims of proposed BBC cuts.

Staff on BBC's flagship Panorama say cuts have dealt the programme a 'terminal blow'

19 January 2018: The number of full-time producers are due to be cut from seven to four

NUJ challenges Mooney programme ruling on same-sex marriages

19 August 2014: Irish Secretary writes to the Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland after it upholds a complaint following a discussion on civil partnership and civil marriage equality.

Save BBC Three

11 March 2014: Ask your MP to sign the early day motion on the future of BBC Three

News consortia bidders undertake to protect Wales ITV jobs

5 February 2010: The three shortlisted bidders for a contract to supply editorial content to ITV viewers in Wales have given an undertaking to defend jobs and protect standards.

BBC urged to reconsider news and current affairs cuts

7 May 2009: The BBC has announced plans to axe up to 90 further jobs in BBC News during talks with the representatives of the NUJ and BECTU.