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British Broadcasting Corporation

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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Q178.

asked the Prime Minister what criteria she proposes to use in deciding which persons to recommend to Her Majesty for appointment to the board of governors of the British Broadcasting Corporation when three vacancies fall due in the summer.

As in all appointments to the, broadcasting authorities, I would wish to ensure that the members of the board combined personal distinction with a wide and balanced range of interests and experience in order that it should continue to fulfil its responsibility for safeguarding the public interest in broadcasting matters.