Radio in Wales


The Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee held an inquiry into Radio in Wales.




The Committee considered the following issues during the Inquiry: 


- the extent to which BBC Cymru Wales radio services, commercial radio services and community radio services meet the needs of audiences in Wales;

- the possible impact of the deregulation of commercial radio on audiences in Wales;

- ownership structures of commercial radio and their impact on local content;

- the impact of new technology on local content;

- the financial sustainability of community radio services in Wales; and

- the suitability of Wales’s radio broadcasting infrastructure.




The Committee published its report: Tuning in” Inquiry into Radio in Wales (PDF, 769KB) on 17 December 2018.


Response to the report


The response from the Welsh Government can be seen here (PDF, 402 KB).


Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 19/01/2018