Decision details

Welsh Liberal Democrats Debate

Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly

Status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


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The item started at 16.17

A vote was taken on the motion without amendment:

NDM5790 Aled Roberts (North Wales)


To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:


1. Recognises the value of distinctive Welsh-language broadcasting and the important contribution of S4C in safeguarding our Welsh language and enriching the culture of Wales;


2. Opposes any further cuts in S4C funding by the UK Government Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which could threaten the future of this channel; and


3. Calls on the Welsh Government to make representations to the UK Government on the importance of maintaining the editorial, managerial and operational independence of S4C and the need for a sustainable funding basis to protect the future of Welsh-language broadcasting.

The motion without amendment was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

Publication date: 24/06/2015

Date of decision: 24/06/2015

Decided at meeting: 24/06/2015 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly



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