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EDM (Early Day Motion) 626: tabled on 29 November 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House calls on BBC Northern Ireland Executives to immediately reverse cuts announced to BBC Radio Foyle, its flagship breakfast show and its newsroom staff; condemns this cynical attempt to try to close BBC Radio Foyle by gradually undermining its sustainability and independence; notes that BBC Radio Foyle has played an important role in the civic and political discourse across the Northwest of Ireland since its founding in 1979; commends all those who work across the BBC in Northern Ireland; and calls on the corporation to immediately reverse the cuts announced across BBC services in Northern Ireland, protecting jobs and top-quality journalism.