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How does not paying ANY licence fee to ‘BBC UK’ (while demanding it pays for more Scottish channels) protect the BBC, which faces £750m in cuts?
Recently ScotGov published a new policy paper which laid out a ‘comprehensive & detailed vision for the future of publicly-funded, public service broadcasting in Scotland’.  Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop said the Scottish Government’s proposals were good for the BBC, good for Scotland, and good for the rest of the UK.  She said the ‘proposals would fortify the BBC against attempts to diminish it’.
Researched Links:

ScotGov:  Protecting the BBC for the next decade

Scotland sets out its stall on Charter renewal

Governments unite to defend independence of the BBC

Federal BBC a ‘win-win’ for viewers

IPPR - Future of the BBC: ‘Auntie’ is valued but needs to improve service amid Charter Review, say leading media figures

Telegraph:  BBC fights back against SNP's 'failing Scotland' claims

Telegraph:  BBC to introduce 'Scottish Six' news programme next year

PC&PE:  No need to change BBC's mission to 'inform, educate and entertain'

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