Conservative party conference: ‘UK media fit for the digital age’

Reform convened a fringe event exploring the theme ‘UK media fit for the digital age’ with The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture and other speakers James Heath, Director of Policy and Carter at BBC and John McVay, Chief Executive at Pact. It will be held in Rooms 114-116 at Jurys Inn, 245 Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2HQ.

Making the UK a world leader in the digital economy is core priority for the Government. The Queen’s Speech unveiled a series of legislative changes to help realise this commitment, including the construction of world-class digital infrastructure and support for new digital industries and reforming the way government uses data. The event considered how policymakers can ensure UK media flourishes in this new environment and assessed the opportunities presented to the sector by the Digital Economy Bill, as well as how the BBC Charter review will transform the broadcasting landscape.

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4 October 2016
15.00 - 16.00