Balance of News @10 and News@6 reports from majority Leave vs majority Remain-voting constituencies.

The request was refused by British Broadcasting Corporation.

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

I would firstly like to thank you for the opportunity to request information from your organisation. I believe this process is incredibly important at upholding transparency within our democracy.

My request surrounds Brexit-related news reports filmed for and shown on BBC News @ 6 and BBC News @ 10 since June 2016. I would like to know what proportion of news reports have been hosted in Leave-voting constituencies and the equivalent statistics for Remain-voting constituencies. Alternatively, I would settle for a list of places in the UK which have hosted Brexit-related news articles for BBC News @ 6 and BBC News @ 10 since June 2016.

Yours faithfully, and please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Ed

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Ed,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 13th November 2019.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20191812.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Howe,

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information
reference RFI20191812.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Rights, BBC Legal

BC2A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TP

 

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