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BBC increases funding in Scottish, Welsh programming

Wednesday 22 February 2017 | 14:31 CET | News
The BBC announced plans to increase spending on programming for Scotland and Wales and launch a new channel for Scotland. The new channel BBC Scotland will launch from Autumn 2018, with a budget of over GBP 30 million, including digital developments. In addition, the BBC will put another GBP 1.2 million into BBC Alba. Compared to 2015/16, this means the BBC will be spending around GBP 20 million extra on Scotland per year, over the three years to March 2019. In Wales, the broadcaster will increase its investment in English-language programming for Wales by 50 percent, equal to an additional

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BBC / Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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