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Public Service Broadcasting: further oral evidence

​The Select Committee of Tynwald on Public Service Broadcasting intends to take oral evidence from the following persons at the times stated:

2.30pm                 Chris Corlett (DED) and Clive McGreal (Treasury)

3.30pm                 Caroline Convery (Chair) and Chris Tunley (Trustee), Radio Manx Limited Purpose Trust 

This hearing will take place on Thursday 20th June 2013 at 2.30pm provided that the June sitting of Tynwald Court has ended by that time. The evidence will be taken in public in the Legislative Council Chamber; members of the public are welcome to attend. 

It was resolved on 11th December 2012 –

That Tynwald receives the Treasury Report on Public Broadcasting Subvention of July 2012 [GD 0034/12]; and –

(a)        reaffirms its commitment to public service broadcasting in the Isle of Man;

(b)        recognizes Manx Radio as the Isle of Man’s national broadcaster; and

(c)        appoints a Select Committee of three Members with powers to take written and oral evidence under Sections 3 and 4 of the Tynwald Proceedings Act 1876, as amended, to examine the matter of the policy, delivery, cost and scope of Public Service Broadcasting; and report with recommendations. 

The Members elected to the Committee were Mr Zac Hall MHK, Mr Richard Ronan MHK and the Hon Steve Rodan SHK. The Committee has elected Mr Ronan as its chairman.

Oral evidence was heard from Manx Radio on 23rd May. A transcript is available on the Tynwald website under recent Committee Hansards.


For further information contact:

Committee Secretariat

Legislative Buildings, Douglas, IM1 3PW

Tel: 01624 685500

Published - 17/06/2013