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Channel 4

Volume 456: debated on Monday 29 January 2007

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the regulatory levers available to ensure that Channel 4 fulfils its public service broadcasting obligations. (111467)

Channel 4’s public service remit is set out in the Communications Act 2003. It is also bound by the terms of its Ofcom licence. Under the 2003 Act Ofcom has the power to impose appropriate sanctions should the channel breach the terms of its licence.