Broadcasting Programmes: Children

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Don Foster Don Foster Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent assessment her Department has made of the amount of children's programming commissioned by each public service broadcaster; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Shaun Woodward Shaun Woodward Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Creative Industries & Tourism)

The most recent figures available for first run qualifying independent commissions, as collected by Ofcom, are set out in the following table:

Qualifying independent commissions for 2005
Hours/minutes (average per week)
BBC1 0.37
BBC2 2.37
Cbeebies 0.10
CBBC 1.16
ITV1(1) 3.25
Channel 4 0
FIVE 2.01
(1)Including GMTV. Source: Ofcom.

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