HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 cc1297-8W
Miss Kirkbride

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what budget has been set for the BBC Charter review process. [157796]

Tessa Jowell

Provision for Charter Review is made within the overall departmental budget. The first phase for which figures are available is the public consultation, which is expected to cost around £330,000 in the 2003–04 financial year, excluding staff costs.