UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Bonham Carter delighted at new BBC agreement with Government

Press Release   •   Oct 21, 2010 12:38 BST

"The Liberal Democrats are the BBC's strongest supporters and, like the BBC itself, we are delighted at its new agreement with the government."

Baroness (Jane) Bonham Carter, co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Committee for Culture, Media and Sport said:

"The Liberal Democrats are the BBC's strongest supporters and, like the BBC itself, we are delighted at its new agreement with the government.

"The new arrangement sees BBC funding guaranteed for six years, a secure future for S4C and the BBC World Service, and more support for the roll-out of high speed broadband.

"We can be confident that this agreement marks the best possible outcome for the Beeb.

"Anyone who counts themselves as a BBC supporter can be pleased as well."