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MPs call for major Scottish sporting events to be FTA

The UK House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee has called for action from the UK Government and public service broadcasters to enable more Scots to watch major sporting events for free. In its report examining ‘Public broadcasting in Scotland’, the Committee sets out how public service broadcasters are often ‘priced out’ of being able to show sporting […]

March 2, 2023By Colin Mann

MPs to quiz SVoDs on Scottish production commitment

The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK’s House of Commons is holding a further evidence session exploring the media landscape in Scotland. MPs will hear from streaming giants Netflix and Amazon on March 14th, while also receiving evidence from Sky and Sky News. They will explore the companies’ commitment to Scotland, both in terms of […]

March 11, 2022By Colin Mann

MP Committee probes Channel 4 privatisation

The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons will be holding its second evidence session examining public broadcasting in Scotland, hearing from Channel 4 and independent production companies the channel works with in Scotland, on September 20th. The session examining Channel 4’s performance comes shortly after the network announced its best-ever annual results. […]

September 16, 2021By Colin Mann