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Mass Media: Competition

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will assess the likely effects of limiting each media company to single proprietor or group ownership in the media industry; and if he will make a statement. (281776)

The Communications Act 2003 requires Ofcom to conduct a statutory review of the media ownership rules every three years. Ofcom are now undertaking such a review and are expected to report back later in the year.