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.

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Car allowances and expenses
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Spencer Count on .
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Thank you, much appreciated. Yours sincerely, Spencer Count
TV license
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Andrew T Clark on .
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Dear Mr Clark,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20160300     Yours sincerely, The Informa...
Expenditure on alcohol
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Alexander Jones on .
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Dear Mr Jones,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20161482     Yours sincerely, Information...
BBC Art Collection
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Karla on .
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  Dear Mr Pilkington,                                                       Please find attached the response to your request for information, r...
Ariel articles January 2016
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Mr Williams on .
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  Dear Mr Williams   Thank you for your email, below, which we received on 26 April.   The BBC receives a large number of FOIA requests each month...
Ariel articles February 2016
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Mr Williams on .
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Dear Mr Williams Please find attached the BBC's internal review (IR2016029) relating to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 designa...
Ariel articles March 2016
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Mr Williams on .
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    Dear Mr Williams,   Thank you for your email, below, which we received on 26 April.   In response to your query, we can confirm that all rele...
BBC channels abroad. Partially successful.
Dear A Clerk,   Please find attached our response to your request for information reference RFI20161515.   Yours sincerely,   Information...
Olympics
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Michael kingdon on .
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Dear Mr Kingdon, The BBC does not offer an internal review when the information requested is not covered by the Act. If you disagree with our decision...
Dear J Chandry,   Please find attached our response to your request for information reference RFI20161136.   Yours sincerely,   Informatio...
Dear Mr Roskell,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20160889     Yours sincerely, Informati...
Dear A Clerk,   Please find attached our response to your request for information reference RFI20161514.   Yours sincerely,   Information...
TV Licensing Conviction Rate
Request to British Broadcasting Corporation by Peter Jones. Annotated by A. Clerk (Account suspended) on .
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Crooked beyond belief.
Dear Mr Whitfield,                                                       Please find attached the response to your request for information, refere...
BBC Staff Sickness Absence 2015/16
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to S Craig on .
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Dear S Craig Please see the attached internal review. Yours sincerely Information Rights, BBC Legal BC2A4, Broadcast Centre 201 Wood Lane, London W...
Information about consultant pay investigation
Request to British Broadcasting Corporation by Mr Munro. Annotated by Mr Munro on .
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I must credit the BBC here for volunteering information even though they weren't obliged to do so under the FOIA. Particularly as it was probably the m...
Brand Guidelines for BBC Channels
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Daniel Doran on .
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Dear Mr Doran   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20160863     Yours sincerely, The Informat...
BBC Meeting Room Hire
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to S Craig on .
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Dear S Craig Please Please find attached the BBC's internal review decision (IR2016054) relating to your request under the Freedom of Information Act...
BBC SM Sickness Absence 2015/16
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to S Craig on .
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    Dear S Craig,   Thank you for your request for information. Please find the response attached.   Yours sincerely,   BBC Informatio...
Alcohol spenditure
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to James Murphy on .
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Dear Mr Murphy,   Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find the response attached.   Yours sincerely,   The Informati...
TV Licences
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Ross C on .
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Dear Ross,   Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find the response attached.   Yours sincerely,   The Information Po...
News blackout
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Roger Phillips on .
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Dear Mr Phillips,   Please find attached the response to your request for information, reference RFI20131738.   Yours sincerely,   The Inf...
BBC Dismissals
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Karla on .
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Thank you for providing the information. Yours sincerely, Mr Pilkington
BBC Freedom of Information Policy
Response by British Broadcasting Corporation to Calum McLean on .
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    Dear Calum McLean,   Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find the response attached.   Yours sincerely,   BB...
Monitoring of staff emails
Follow up sent to British Broadcasting Corporation by Spencer Count on .
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Thank you, much obliged. Yours sincerely, Spencer Count

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