CAL Calls On UTV To Halt Redundancies And Consult
Date: 27 November 2008
Reference: CAL 07/08
UTV’s proposals to press ahead with redundancies were under scrutiny today at the meeting of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure. UTV is planning this move in advance of the outcome of an ongoing Ofcom consultation on the future of public service broadcasting
Committee Chairperson Barry McElduff MLA, said, “All Members of the Committee spoke to the motion on Monday in the House which was passed unanimously. After the debate, the Speaker wrote to the Managing Director of UTV and to Ofcom detailing the agreed motion and enclosing the transcript.
“The Committee now calls on UTV and Ofcom to acknowledge the Assembly’s position on the UTV redundancies and the Ofcom consultation, and to respond to the Speaker’s letter immediately.”