The Media Bill aims to modernise and reform UK broadcasting legislation.

For the radio sector, which reaches 49 million listeners each week, the Bill includes important safeguards that will guarantee access to UK radio services online and on smart speakers. It also removes historic restrictions on commercial radio, reducing regulatory burdens.

This briefing sets out why the Media Bill is a vital opportunity to support the future of UK radio online. View the full briefing below:

Media Bill – Radiocentre briefing – May 2024

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