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Statement by the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten TD on the Report by the Joint Oireachtas Committee Report on the Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting

 

28th November 2017

 

Minister Denis Naughten receives the Joint Oireachtas Committee Report on the Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting.

 

"I am grateful to the members of the Committee for their commitment and deliberations over an extensive period to produce this important Report which spans over 300 pages.  I will examine its contents and recommendations in detail which will help inform future policy options in this area. I fully recognize the important role that public service media plays in a democratic society and the need to ensure that it is adequately resourced if it is to continue to deliver upon its remit. I intend to bring proposals to Cabinet on funding options early in the New Year."

 

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