Local Content on Radio Stations
Rob Heale made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Office of Communications
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Dear Office of Communications,
Please answer the following questions under the Freedom of Information Act:-
1. Why has Ofcom dropped the requirement of radio stations to provide at least SEVEN HOURS of locally made programmes per day?
2. What are the jobs and training implications of this decision for people who want to work as presenters, production staff, technicians and other roles within radio?
3. How many jobs and training opportunities are likely to be lost as a result of the decision?
4. Who made the decision to drop the "seven hour" requirement and when was the decision made?
5. Was there any consultation with local radio listeners/the general public about this decision?
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Freedom of Information request
Dear Rob Heale,
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