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Listed Events Review

Volume 506: debated on Monday 1 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what account will be taken of the BBC Strategic Review in assessing the results of the consultation on the David Davies Review of Listed Events. (319787)

I will consider all relevant issues emerging from the consultation before reaching a final decision.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 8 February 2010, Official Report, column 665W, on sports: television, whether he has plans to commission independent advice for the purposes of his economic impact assessment. (319837)

The evidence received in response to the Government’s statutory consultation on Free-to-Air Listed Events will form the basis of an economic impact assessment. The Government are in the process of commissioning an independent economic consultancy to take forward this work.