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MP takes BBC Midlands fair share campaign to Parliament

Birmingham Post (5th March 2015)


Petition calls on Sajid Javid to oppose BBC Charter unless Midlands gets fair share

Birmingham Post (5th March 2015)


BBC can't ignore Midlands after licence fee overhaul, MP claims

Birmingham Post (2nd March 2015)


BBC Midlands fair share campaign backed by Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MPs

Birmingham Post (27th Feb 2015)


Come on BBC, give the Midlands a fair deal on broadcasting

Birmingham Mail, COMMENT (26th February 2015)


Outrage as 91% of Midland BBC Licence Fees spent elsewhere

Birmingham Post (26th Feb 2015)


Birmingham's ATV & Central TV studios demolished

Birmingham Mail (25th Feb 2015)


Big centre TV set to go live in Black Country

Express & Star (21st Feb 2015)


Big Centre TV: See the shows viewers can expect from new Birmingham TV channel

Birmingham Mail (15th Feb 2015)


Tributes to BBC man who helped create Pebble Mill studios

Birmingham Post (4th Feb 2015)


BBC boss defends Birmingham commitment in face of criticism

Birmingham Post (1st Feb 2015)


Watch last scenes at Central TV studios

Express & Star (31st Jan 2015)


BBC Birmingham boss admits: 'We haven't been active enough in the city'

Birmingham Mail, (30th January 2015)


BBC moves Bobby Friction show from Birmingham to London

Birmingham Post (16th Jan 2015)


MP blasts BBC after journalism apprentice interviews held in London and Salford

Birmingham Post (19th Jan 2015)


Midlands still snubbed by BBC say campaigners

Birmingham Post (15th Jan 2015)


BBC Birmingham chief Tommy Nagra to leave role after one year

Birmingham Post (9th Jan 2015)


Creative England announces £3million uplift to its West Midlands Production fund

Creative England (1st Dec 2014)


Peaky Blinders: Cillian Murphy says Tom Hardy is 'phenomenal' in Manchester-filmed gangster drama

Manchester Evening News (1st Oct 2014)


The man tasked with writing a new chapter for BBC Birmingham

Birmingham Post (27th Mar 2014)


Boost to campaign for more BBC investment in Birmingham

Birmingham Post (8th Nov 2013)


Midlands MPs call on BBC to increase TV and radio production in the region

Birmingham Press (22nd Oct 2013)


MediaCity guru switches focus to BBC's most neglected region

Birmingham Post (18th Jul 2013)


The Stage - the entertainment sector newspaper (12th Apr 2013)


Birmingham Mail (8th Mar 2013)


BBC internal magazine, Ariel (8th Feb 2013)


Birmingham Post (7th Feb 2013)


The Stage - the entertainment sector newspaper (7th Feb 2013)


Bectu - the broadcasting union (7th Feb 2013):


Presentation at the House of Commons


We were delighted to accept an invitation from the West Midlands group of Labour MP's to meet with them at the House of Commons on Tuesday 19th March 2013. During the hour long meeting we were able to present our findings into BBC expenditure in the regions. We were thanked for the work we have done and the MP's updated us on the meetings they have had with the BBC regarding its presence in the Midlands. We agreed that more needs to be done, in particular, in listing the benefits that the corporation will gain by increasing expenditure and returning to a broad programme making base in the heart of England. As a result of this meeting, the Campaign is now preparing discussion documents regarding radio and television production and how these can be boosted in the region.


We would be pleased to address all other Midlands MP's - please get in touch.





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