BBC cuts at a glance

The BBC is making budget cuts of 20%, see details for how each BBC service is affected below.

Area affected Figures Details
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An estimated 2,000 job losses over five years

Fewer layers of management, less money spent on "unpredictability allowances" and redundancy payments. At least a further 1,000 staff to move to BBC North in Salford. Factual programming to be moved out of Birmingham.

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Planned savings of £47m a year by

2016/17

Much smaller estate including "phased but full" exit from BBC premises in west London including TV Centre and the White City buildings. Broadcasting

House to be the main BBC site in London.

Service Projected licence spend 2016/17 (£m) Changes to content spend 2016/17 (£m) Percentage change Details

BBC Trust

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£1,184.6m

-£35.3m

-3%

More repeats after the News at Ten; a reduction in peak-time entertainment programmes but new investment in drama and comedy.

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£454.9m

-£27.6m

-6.1%

Daytime schedule to be replaced by more news and factual programmes. Arts and music programmes will increasingly be shared with BBC Four.

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£85.5m

-£8.5m

-10%

To nurture and develop shows for BBC One with some reduction in drama, music and entertainment.

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£54.3

-£5.2m

-9.6%

Sharing content with BBC Two. Less money will be spent on original UK drama. There will be more live, classical and pop music, and more arts and culture coverage.

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£89.2m

-£2.0m

-2.3%

No major changes.

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£31.6

£0m

0%

No major changes.

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£46.8m

-£2.8m

-6%

Focus on core and breaking news, with less money spent elsewhere. More repeats, less spent on reporting areas such as arts, culture and science.

Parliament

£2.3m

£0m

0%

No major changes.

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£16.9m

-£1.9m

-11%

Phased reduction - down to one stream after London 2012.

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£2.8m

-£2.1m

-75.7%

To close and be replaced by BBC Two HD.

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£42.1m

-£1.1m

-2.5%

More sharing with Radio 1 Xtra. Late-night shows from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be replaced with national programmes.

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£8.6m

-£1.1m

-13.1%

Share most news bulletins, and 0200 to 0400 weekday programming, with Radio 1.

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£49.2m

-£1.4m

-2.9%

Daytime programmes safeguarded, increased repeats of Friday Night Is Music Night and more news sharing with 6 Music.

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£40.7m

-£1.6m

-4%

Fewer lunchtime concerts and full orchestral concerts. More news sharing with Radio 4 but additional funding for the Proms.

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£99.5m

£0m

0%

Less money for factual and current affairs. A 1% increase in repeats but reinvestment in "landmark" factual programmes such as A History of the World in 100 Objects.

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£5.7m

-£1m

-17.2%

Fewer original 4 Extra programmes.

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£62.8m

-£4.7m

-7.5%

Smaller sport presenting teams; fewer regional journalists; some Sunday programmes, including morning comedy, will be cut.

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£2.5m

-£0.1m

-5.8%

Maintain sports coverage at current level by using smaller teams for many events.

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£8.3m

-£0.2m

-2.6%

6 Music will share its main news bulletins with Radio 2, but is to maintain its own music news service.

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£9.5m

-£3.2m

-34.1%

Fewer weekday language programmes; drama and documentaries cut; station closed between midnight and 0600.

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£125.1m

-£5.3m

-4.2%

Spending concentrated on peak-time programmes with more sharing on afternoons and evenings.

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£23.2m

-£1.5m

-6.6%

Up to 20% less spent on comedy, drama and documentaries; fewer afternoon programmes and Radio 5 live will be broadcast from midnight to 0600.

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£3.7m

-£0.3m

-6.7%

Core news and features to be protected with 10% to 15% reduction in other live programming.

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£13.9m

-£0.4m

-3.2%

Simpler schedule with fewer, longer programmes and a quarter less original off-peak feature programmes.

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£12.5m

-£0.4m

-3.3%

Less money for morning programmes, fewer broadcasting hours and less coverage of community events

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£16.3m

-£0.3m

-1.6%

Eight fewer broadcast hours per week with the station switching to 5 live at midnight and fewer programmes on weekend mornings

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£4.7m

£0m

0%

No major changes.

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£117.8m

-£0.1m

-0.1%

Continue to put previously approved 25% budget reduction in place focusing on 10 areas, including homepage, news and sport.

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