The Trust conducted a review of BBC Radio 3, Radio 4 and Radio 7 which included a public consultation to understand what audiences like or dislike about these services and what the BBC should do to improve them. The Trust has published its conclusions on the review.
The BBC Trust has given approval to the BBC's involvement in Project Canvas, subject to a number of conditions.
Project Canvas is a joint venture between the BBC and six other partners to develop and promote a common standard that will allow viewers with a broadband connection to watch on-demand services and other internet content as well as ordinary TV content through their television sets.
The Trust has reached its decision after a rigorous process of assessment, including three conclusions.
The Audience Council represented the views of local audiences to the Trust throughout the assessment process, noting potential audience benefits as well as important considerations for both consumers and content suppliers. The Council made three submissions to the Trust.
The Trust conducted a review of BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four. It carried out a public consultation to understand what audiences like or dislike about these services and what the BBC should do to improve them. The Trust published its interim findings in July 2010 and its final conclusions in November 2010.
One of the roles of the Trust is to approve the BBC Editorial Guidelines – the standards required of those making programmes and other content for the BBC. The Guidelines are reviewed every five years.
The BBC Executive recently issued a new set of Guidelines in draft and the Trust consulted publicly on them.
The new Guidelines have been published, following the Trust's review and approval.