British Broadcasting Corporation

A public corporation and a media organisation, also called BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public broadcaster in the UK and one of the largest broadcasting organisation in the world.[1] The BBC is funded by the TV licence fee that is paid by UK households and business who have televisions.[1] The BBC is independent from direct government intervention, its activities being overseen by the BBC Trust.[2] The BBC provides eight national TV channels (BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four, CBBC, CBeebies, BBC News, BBC Parliament) as well as radio broadcasting, BBC Online and BBC iPlayer.[3]

‘TV Licensing’ is a trade mark of the BBC and is used under licence by companies paid to administer the collection of TV licence fees and enforcement of TV licensing on behalf of the BBC.[4]

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you have the right to ask for information from the BBC except for information the BBC holds for the purposes of journalism, art or literature.

2112 requests
Outcomes of FOI requests to the BBC.
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to M Dann on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr M Dan Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was...
Apology letter to Mr Grant Shapps
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by A Willmore on .
Successful.
Many thanks for your prompt reply. Yours sincerely, Mr A Willmore
Dear Mr Benjamin We have received your request for an internal review regarding Rona Fairhead's attendance at Bilderberg 2015 which we received on 2nd...
Outcomes of search warrants.
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to M Dann on .
Refused.
Dear M Dann   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150883     Yours sincerely, The Informatio...
Roles in recent FOI
Request sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Mr Aiken on .
Awaiting response.
In a recent FOI (https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/use_of_word_request_in_relation) the BBC stated "I understand that several members of s...
Dear Mr Aiken Please see the attached internal review. Yours sincerely BBC Information Policy and Compliance Freedom of Information Internal Revie...
Breakdown of News staff by area and grade: 2013/14/15
Internal review request sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Max Daoud on .
Awaiting internal review.
I do not believe that is an acceptable response. Other Internal Reviews, which were requested after my one, have been completed, and there is no re...
Full request refused as gathering the data would exceed the £450 cost limit, but they've invited me to submit another request in 6 months time when thi...
Dear Mr Card Thank you for your email below in which you request an internal review of our handling of your request RFI20150934. We will respond to yo...
    Dear Peter Martin,   Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find the response attached.   Yours sincerely,   Th...
Dear Max Daoud Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was...
Staffing abroad
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Spencer Count on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Spencer Count Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request...
Lucy Adams vs NUJ, lawyers' costs
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Spencer Count on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Count, Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20131278. We apologise for the very overdue sending of...
Dear Ryan Wells Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request wa...
Dear P Reinholdsten Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your reques...
Dear Mr O’Reilly,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150926.   Yours sincerely   BBC Info...
Cross-charging for BBC World contributions
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Max Daoud on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Daoud,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150848.   Yours sincerely   BBC Informa...
Dear Mr Daoud,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150847.   Yours sincerely   BBC Informa...
Dear Mr Daoud,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150710.   Yours sincerely   BBC Informa...
Dear Mr Daoud,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150709.   Yours sincerely   BBC Informa...
London Rented Offices
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Brian Flemming on .
Awaiting response.
Dear Brian Flemming Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your reques...
Band 11 Salaries
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Brian Flemming on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Flemming,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20150856.     Yours sincerely   BBC In...
Dear Andrew Gardner Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your reques...
Senior Manager car allowances
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Spencer Count on .
Successful.
Thank you for this, much obliged. Yours sincerely, Spencer Count
Staff Twitter Mastheads
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Peter Martin on .
Refused.
It is maybe I who should apologise... clearly? I appear to have misunderstood what this meant as explained to me previously: "Appeal Rights I...

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