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FUTURE FUNDING OF S4C

EDM (Early Day Motion) 266: tabled on 07 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the value of distinctive Welsh-language broadcasting and the important contribution of S4C in safeguarding the Welsh language and enriching the culture of Wales; opposes any further cuts in S4C funding by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which could threaten the future of the channel; and calls on the Government to maintain the editorial, managerial and operational independence of S4C and recognise the need for a sustainable funding basis to protect the future of Welsh-language broadcasting.