News Corp UK and Ireland Limited – Invitation to Comment on a request to accept undertakings in place of conditions relating to its acquisition of The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers in 1981

21 Jan 2019 03:03 PM

Summary

Invitation to comment on the News UK application to DCMS requesting that the Secretary of State accept proposed undertakings in place of undertakings agreed in 1981

This consultation closes at: 5pm on 11 February 2019

Consultation description

On 10 January 2019 News UK submitted an application to DCMS requesting that the Secretary of State accept proposed undertakings in place of conditions attached to the then Secretary of State for Trade’s consent to the transfer of The Times and The Sunday Times in 1981.

The Department has issued an Invitation to Comment on the request made by News Corp UK, attached to this page. Further relevant documents and correspondence are included and all documents published in relation to the case can be found here.

Documents

News Corp UK and Ireland Limited - Invitation to comment on a request to accept undertakings in place of conditions relating to its acquisition of The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers in 1981 PDF, 109KB, 6 pages

Privacy Notice PDF, 73.3KB, 3 pages

News Corp UK Submission to DCMS (non-confidential) PDF, 670KB, 22 pages

Letter from the Independent National Directors of Times Newspapers Holdings Limited PDF, 158KB, 2 pages

Ways to respond

Email to: media-mergers@culture.gov.uk

Write to:

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Address 
100 Parliament Street 
London 
SW1A 2BQ

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