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Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Douglas Carswell Douglas Carswell Conservative, Harwich

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will bring forward legislative proposals to put in place mechanisms for enhanced parliamentary oversight of the BBC, with particular reference to its development of (a) local video news services and (b) education websites.

Photo of Andy Burnham Andy Burnham The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

I have no plans to do so. The question of parliamentary oversight of the BBC was fully addressed in the BBC Charter review.

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