Alongside its new digital-first strategy announced recently, the BBC will be once again be under scrutiny by the Government. It has announced there will be a mid-Term Charter Review which will focus on the governance and regulation of the BBC. Its intention is to assess whether the new regulatory requirements put in place at the time of the Charter are functioning effectively.
The BBC Chairman, Richard Sharp commented that “The mid-term review is built into our Charter. We welcome it and we will engage fully and constructively. We look forward to working with Government and Ofcom.”
The review is expected to take a year and its terms of reference can be viewed at